Greater Manchester Police have said that Manchester United's Ryan Tunnicliffe has been charged with drunk driving after an accident in the early hours of Saturday morning.
He will appear before Bury Magistrates Court on 25th October.
Manchester Police said that shortly before 2.15pm on Saturday 13 October 2012, a Range Rover collided with a transit van on Green Lane, Heywood.
The van subsequently collided with the wall of a house. The front seat passenger of the Range Rover suffered a minor whiplash injury in the collision and both vehicles were badly damaged.