Meghan Marke's half-sister hospitalised with ankle injury

Bessie Dean
May 17, 2018

According to TMZ, Samantha and her boyfriend, Mark collided with a barrier while attempting to avoid hitting a auto containing a photographer who veered in front of their vehicle while trying to get a clear camera shot.

53-year-old Samantha, who is wheel-chair bound after a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in 2008, and her boyfriend were apparently in a vehicle accident while trying to avoid paparazzi in Florida.

Meghan Markle's estranged half-sister, Samantha Markle, didn't mince words while speaking out in a new interview about the drama surrounding their family ahead of the May 19 royal wedding.

According to TMZ, Samantha's camp says she suffered a broken ankle and a fractured knee.

The Sun also reported that Samantha Markle had "slammed claims" that Kensington Palace was assisting their father financially during his hospital stay.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are still going ahead with the wedding this Saturday at St. George's Chapel
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are nonetheless going forward with the marriage this Saturday at St. George’s Chapel Getty – Contributor

"There's no bigger media vulture with this wedding than you", Morgan said, alluding to Samantha's involvement in the paparazzi scandal surrounding her father. Thomas changed his tune again, later claiming he wanted to be "part of history" at Meghan's wedding, but then told TMZ he was undergoing heart surgery on May 16 and wouldn't make it to the nuptials outside of London.

Meghan's father Thomas is also now in hospital having undergone heart surgery.

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It is thought that Samantha was with her boyfriend at the time who was driving.

72-year-old Thomas has pulled out of attending the royal wedding after being accused of staging paparazzi shots apparently worth £100,000. Mark says he drove her straight to the ER. "She's not qualified to suggest that I don't [speak] under any law in this country". "I searched the world for something that I thought was really sentimental", she said.

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