Everton star Darron Gibson banned from driving after crash
1 September 2015
From the section Liverpool
Gibson was involved in the crash while driving close to his home
Everton footballer Darron Gibson has been banned from driving after he hit a cyclist while drink-driving.
The Republic of Ireland star ploughed into three cyclists who had stopped on a pavement to fix a chain on 16 August.
Gibson, 27, then struck a pump at a petrol station in Greater Manchester, Trafford Magistrates’ Court heard.
The ex-Manchester United player pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol, driving without due care and failing to stop after a accident.
Witnesses told the court how the Londonderry-born midfielder had been driving “too fast”, before he mounted the pavement and collided with the men, leaving one with cuts to his legs, elbow and hand.
‘Strong alcohol smell’
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