A former Premier League striker is to go on trial today charged with dangerous driving after a crash in Nottinghamshire left a motorist with a fractured elbow.
Marlon King, who has played for Nottingham Forest, Coventry City and Birmingham City is alleged to have committed the offence on his 33rd birthday while driving a Porsche Panamera on the A46 on 26 April.
A 35-year-old man was airlifted to hospital after the collision at Winthorpe, near Newark, which was witnessed by an off-duty police officer.
King, who is on bail, pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving, which carries a maximum sentence of two years' imprisonment, at a hearing at Nottingham Crown Court last November.
The Jamaican international was released by League One side Sheffield United in December.