Chelsea Midfielder Danny Drinkwater Charged With Drink Driving
It has been confirmed that Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater has been charged with drink driving.
The former Leicester City player is set to appear at Stockport Magistrates' Court on May 13.
According to The Daily Mail, the 29-year-old is said to have crashed his Range Rover into a Skoda at approximately 12.30am.
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It happened hours before Chelsea's 2-0 win over West Ham in the Premier League.
Cheshire police released the following statement about the incident:
"A 29-year-old from Nether Alderley has been charged with drink driving following an incident in Cheshire." it read.
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"Danny Drinkwater, of Bollington Lane, was arrested shortly after 12.30am on Monday 8 April following a one-vehicle collision on Ashley Road in Mere.
"He has been released on unconditional bail and is set to appear at Stockport Magistrates' Court on Monday 13 May."
Chelsea have also released a statement via GOAL, saying:
"We are aware of reports but we will want to establish all of the facts before commenting."
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