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Katie Price apologises for drink-and-drug-drive car crash

Katie Price has finally apologised for the drink-fuelled car crash that left fans terrified for her health – and said she has ‘taken full responsibility for her actions’.

The former glamour model, 43, flipped her BMW on its side on a country lane near her home in West Sussex in September.

In the aftermath of the shocking it was revealed that Katie was drunk at the wheel and had made a dash ‘for more drugs after an all-night binge’.

Cocaine was also found in her wrecked car.

The mother-of-five admitted to driving whilst disqualified as well as driving without insurance because of being disqualified for two years in October 2019. It is the sixth time she has been banned.

Katie Price has apologised for the drink-fuelled car crash that left fans terrified for her health – and said she has ‘taken full responsibility for her actions’

Today, a statement given by her family to the Sunday Mirror reads: ‘Kate acknowledges and takes full responsibility for her actions. She knows they were wrong and apologises. Kate is deeply loved and she loves her family.

‘We are all there for her right now – and her children, who she loves dearly, are giving her strength as a mum.’

The statement is likely to be seized upon by fans as a comfort following fears for Katie’s future after she reached a new low.

The star has since checked into The Priory rehabilitation clinic to treat her drink and drug problems.

According to The Sun, Katie’s fiancé Carl Woods has been ‘a frequent visitor’. MailOnline has reached out to Katie’s representatives for comment.

The former glamour model, 43, flipped her BMW on its side on a country lane near her home in West Sussex in September

The former glamour model, 43, flipped her BMW on its side on a country lane near her home in West Sussex in September

Although it is alleged the hunt for drugs during an all-night alcohol and cocaine bender came after she rowed with Carl, the pair looked worlds away from their troubles as stepped out for a date night at Alec’s Restaurant in Brentford, Essex, yesterday.  

In late September, Katie pleaded guilty at Crawley Magistrates’ Court to three charges of drink driving, driving whilst disqualified and driving without insurance. 

But prosecutors dropped a drug-driving charge in light of her guilty drink-driving plea. It came one day after family and friends rallied round her following her arrest.

Price, from Horsham, West Sussex, who was already banned from driving, flipped her car on a country road at 6.20am near West Grinstead, close to her home.

After being rescued by a local resident, Price was arrested on suspicion of driving while above the legal limit for alcohol and drugs – and tested positive for cocaine.

The star has since checked into The Priory rehabilitation clinic to treat her drink and drug problems

The star has since checked into The Priory rehabilitation clinic to treat her drink and drug problems 

The model told police: ‘I was just going to my friend’s house. I know I shouldn’t. I’ve been banned four times. I took drugs. I should not be driving. I admit it all.’

Price could still face jail when she is sentenced in December. The model has no driving licence after being disqualified for two years in October 2019 – and has been banned from the roads six times in total.

The three charges were using a motor vehicle on a public place without third party insurance; driving while unfit to drive through drink; and driving while disqualified. Price had been taken to hospital but is not thought to have been badly injured.

According to The Sun, Katie's fiancé Carl Woods has been 'a frequent visitor'. MailOnline has reached out to Katie's representatives for comment

According to The Sun, Katie’s fiancé Carl Woods has been ‘a frequent visitor’. MailOnline has reached out to Katie’s representatives for comment 

Price was told that her sentencing had been deferred for 11 weeks until December 15 to allow her to have treatment at The Priory and speak to the probation service.

Chair of the bench Julie Hutton told her she could leave but warned her against driving in the interim, saying: ‘You are free to go and good luck at the Priory.’

Ms Hutton then handed Price an interim driving ban, warning her: ‘We regularly send people to prison for driving whilst disqualified.’

Price left the court with a blanket over her head and wearing pink slippers, with her father Paul Price who drove her away in a blue Fiat 500 as she ducked in the seat.

EXCLUSIVE: Beaming Katie Price looks happy and healthy on date night with fiancé Carl Woods as she enjoys a break from her Priory rehab stint following drink-and-drugs-drive crash

ByCharlotte Dean For Mailonline

Katie Price was seen on a date night with her fiancé Carl Woods on Friday night during a break from her stint at The Priory rehab facility. 

The former glamour model, 43, looked worlds away from her troubles as she beamed during the date at Alec’s Restaurant in Brentford, Essex, just a day after she was spotted heading for a spray tan and on a shopping spree near The Priory. 

During the night out, Katie held the former Love Island star’s hand as he flashed his tattoo of her face on his forearm, while she was showcasing her eye-popping engagement ring he gifted her during their engagement earlier this year. 

Smiling: Katie Price was seen on a date night with her fiancé Carl Woods on Friday night during a break from her stint at The Priory rehab facility

Smiling: Katie Price was seen on a date night with her fiancé Carl Woods on Friday night during a break from her stint at The Priory rehab facility

Katie wore an all-black ensemble for the outing  

According to The Sun, Katie’s fiancé Carl Woods has been ‘a frequent visitor’. MailOnline has reached out to Katie’s representatives for comment. 

Katie is facing jail after pleading guilty to a slew of motoring offences and has checked into The Priory rehabilitation clinic to treat her drink and drug problems.

Out and about: The former glamour model, 43, looked worlds away from her troubles as she beamed during the date at Alec's Restaurant in Brentford, Essex

Out and about: The former glamour model, 43, looked worlds away from her troubles as she beamed during the date at Alec’s Restaurant in Brentford, Essex

Sealed with a kiss! Katie and Carl were seen leaning in for a smooch while in the car

Sealed with a kiss! Katie and Carl were seen leaning in for a smooch while in the car

Stylish arrival: Katie and Carl arrived at the resturant in his grey car

Stylish arrival: Katie and Carl arrived at the resturant in his grey car

United: Carl clutched his wife-to-be's hand as they arrived for their dinner

United: Carl clutched his wife-to-be’s hand as they arrived for their dinner

The star crashed her BMW while double the drink-drive limit after leaving her home to allegedly hunt for drugs during an all-night alcohol and cocaine bender which came after she rowed with Carl.

She then admitted charges of drink-driving, driving while disqualified and driving without insurance at Crawley Magistrates’ Court.

She could face prison after being charged with driving while unfit to drive through drink, using a motor vehicle on a public place without third-party insurance and driving while disqualified. 


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