Wife of former stunt rider admits assaulting him

Eddie Kidd carried the Olympic torch through Lewes on July 17 2012 Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The estranged wife of paralysed former motorbike stunt rider Eddie Kidd has pleaded guilty to assaulting him - days before she was due to stand trial.

Mr Kidd - who was paralysed and brain-damaged when a stunt went wrong in August 1996 - received an OBE last year for services to charitable giving. He carried the Olympic torch through Lewes on July 17 2012.

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Kidd's wife admits assault

The estranged wife of paralysed former motorbike stunt rider Eddie Kidd has pleaded guilty to assaulting him - days before she was due to stand trial.