- Duke and Duchess arrived at a school in Harlow, Essex as part of their mental health campaigning
- But as they were welcomed by local officials, the county's Vice Lord Lieutenant fell to the ground
- Prince William rushed to help the 72-year-old, who was not injured and apologised as he got up
- The royals are meeting parents and children to discuss how to talk about change in their lives
Prince William rushed to the aid of a local dignitary today after he toppled over while welcoming the Duke and Duchess to Essex.
The royals were greeted in Harlow by Vice Lord Lieutenant of Essex Jonathan Douglas-Hughes, the Queen's representative in the county.
But the 72-year-old, who was wearing full ceremonial uniform including a sword and boots with spurs, fell to the ground with a thud shortly after the couple got out of their car.
William rushed to help the stricken official, who got up looking somewhat embarrassed. Mr Douglas-Hughes turned to William and said 'Sorry about that' and the Duke replied 'No, it's all right'.
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