Crown Prince Kardam of Bulgaria was seriously injured today when the car he was driving hit a tree on a Madrid highway. He sustained severe injuries to his head and his hands. His wife, Crown Princess Miriam, was also in the car. The couple were taken to separate hospitals. The Crown Princess' injuries were not severe.
The 46-year-old Prince lives in Madrid with his wife and two sons. He is the eldest of five children of King Simeon and Queen Margarita of Bulgaria.