MY BIG Fat Gypsy Wedding star Paddy Doherty allegedly faces court accused of driving offences – just days after a man admitted killing his nephew in a horror crash.
Doherty, who won Celebrity Big Brother in 2011, is accused of failing to give information to police to identify the driver of a Mercedes who topped the 50mph speed limit last December, The Sun reports.
The 60-year-old former bare-knuckle boxer, of Riverside caravan park in Queensferry, North Wales, denies the charges.
But he failed to appear at Wrexham Magistrates’ Court yesterday and will now face trial on August 29, it is reported.
Just one week ago a week a man called Billy Budd, 31, admitted killing Paddy’s nephew Mikey “King of the Road” Connors and his horse in a crash,
He admitted causing death by careless driving and destruction at Southwark Crown Court after the incident in July last year.
Mikey’s funeral was attended by more than 2,000 mourners and Paddy has paid tribute to the young family member of tragically died.