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Princess Alexia recovering well

Princess Alexia of the Netherlands is recovering well following an operation on her right leg. The princess, who is ten, broke her leg in an accident while on a ski-ing holiday with her family in Austria. The Royal Household issued a brief statement late on Saturday to say that Alexia had undergone surgery and the procedure had gone well.

Princess Alexia of the Netherlands, seen here with her sisters, is recovering following an operation on a broken leg sustained during the family holiday to Lech, Austria

Princess Alexia, who is second in line to the throne of the Netherlands, will stay in hospital for several days. The accident came several days after the Dutch royals arrived in Lech, Austria for their winter holiday.

Princess Alexia of the Netherlands will stay in hospital for several days following her operation

Alexia accompanied her parents, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, and her sisters, twelve year old Princess Catharina-Amalia, and eight year old Princess Ariane, on the trip. Her grandmother, Princess Beatrix, is also on the holiday along with Willem-Alexander's brother, Prince Constantijn, his wife, Princess Laurentien, and their three children.  Wishing Princess Alexia a continued speedy recovery.


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