Everton footballer Darren Gibson has been banned from driving after admitting crashing his sports car into a group of cyclists while over the limit.
Trafford magistrates heard how he fled the scene of the crash near Bowden last month before smashing into a petrol pump at a nearby filling station.
Ralph Blunsom reports:
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Everton star Darron Gibson will appear in court accused of crashing his sports car into a cyclist while drink-driving.
Gibson, 27, is alleged to have been behind the wheel of his black Nissan Skyline GT-R Nismo car when it hit the bike before driving away.
Irishman Gibson is alleged to have then pulled into a petrol station nearby and collided with a petrol pump.
Police were called and charged the Premier League footballer with driving without due care and attention, driving with excess alcohol and failing to stop after a road traffic collision, near his home in Altrincham, Cheshire, on the evening of August 16.
He's due to appear at Trafford Magistrates' Court later today.
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Everton and Republic of Ireland star Darron Gibson has been charged with drink driving after allegedly crashing his £125,000 car into a cyclist and then driving off.
The midfielder, 27, was detained after police received reports a cyclist had been struck by a car which then later hit a pump at a petrol station.
Mr Gibson is accused of driving without due care and attention, failing to stop and driving with excess alcohol after the crashes near his home in Altrincham, Cheshire on Sunday night.
He is due before Trafford Magistrates' Court on 1 September.
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