TROUBLED Katie Price has arrived at court to find out if she is going to jail after flipping her car in a dramatic drink-drive crash.
The reality star was driving to see a pal because she was “lonely” when she overturned her BMW in Horsham, West Sussex, in September.
Price, 43, was already banned from driving when she got behind the wheel.
She was warned by JPs she could be facing jail when she pleaded guilty to one count of drink driving at Crawley Magistrates’ Court.
And she today turned up to find out her fate, wearing a bright blue puffer jacket, pink t-shirt and Covid face mask.
Being in charge of a vehicle while above the legal limit or unfit through drink carries a three-month sentence, possible driving ban and a £2,500 fine.
The former glamour model also admitted one count of driving without insurance and one count of driving while disqualified at the hearing in September.
She was ordered to undertake treatment at the Priory and was slapped with an additional driving ban.
The mum-of-five jetted to Las Vegas with fiance Carl, 32, shortly after leaving the £2,00-a-week treatment centre.
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The court was told Price was left “trapped” in her BMW before a witness helped her out and waited for emergency services to arrive.
After being confronted by police at the scene, Price was heard saying “I took drugs, I should not be driving, I admit it all”.
Prosecutor Debbie Jones said a drugs wipe gave a positive reading for cocaine but a charge of driving while unfit through drugs was withdrawn by the court. .
She made no comment when taken to the police station but claimed she was “lonely” and wanted to visit a friend who was close by.
Defence solicitor Joe Harrington said at the time: “She has had a lot of personal problems recently.
“Currently she is in the process of bankruptcy proceedings, so her house may be repossessed.
“So, quite a lot going on in this lady’s life, a really difficult period.
“As I understand it, she had been drinking, she was lonely, and she decided to go and see a friend who lived a relatively short distance away and that is when the incident happened.
“She has recognised that she is struggling with life at the moment and needs some assistance.
“She says that she had a meeting with the Priory at 1.30pm. We’ve been in contact with them and she will go from here to there.
“She is going for an assessment. There is no reason why she wouldn’t be admitted to the Priory today.”
PREVIOUS DRIVING CONVICTIONS
KATIE Price has been banned from driving six times in the last ten years after a series of infringements.
OCTOBER 2003: Escapes a speeding charge on a technicality.
JUNE 2008: Given three points for talking on mobile.
JULY 2010: Four points for speeding at 99mph.
SEPTEMBER: Three points for veering from her lane in her 7½-ton pink horsebox.
DECEMBER: Six-month ban after three more points for doing 83mph in a 70mph zone takes her total to 13.
AUGUST 2012: 12-month ban after failing to respond to two speeding tickets.
FEBRUARY 2018: Banned for six months for failing to give details about the person driving her speeding car.
JULY: Quizzed by police for getting behind the wheel while still banned. Says she thought ban was over.
SEPTEMBER: Crashes her £63,000 Ranger Rover while allegedly on her mobile.
OCTOBER: Held for suspected drink-driving. Spent a night in the cells.
DECEMBER: Charged over the drink-drive allegation.
JANUARY 2019: Three month ban for driving while banned.
FEBRUARY: Further three months after another driving conviction.
AUTUMN: Issued with sixth ban, this time for two years. Cut to 18 months on appeal.
MARCH 2021: Drives boyfriend’s Range Rover. An admin error meant an extra six months under totting up rules had not been added. Questioned by police.
SEPTEMBER: Arrested after turning over car
He added that it was a “one-off incident” and that she overcorrected her driving, which is what caused her to crash.
Her crash came just hours after she spoke about her difficulty visiting son Harvey because she couldn’t get behind the wheel.
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Speaking on GMB she explained: “Obviously I don’t get my licence back until December, so I can’t just whizz in the car down there and it’s not close.”
Katie expected to get her driving licence back in April, but was banned for a further six months following an admin bungle.
She served an 18-month disqualification after withholding the identity of the driver of her pink Range Rover during a crash in Bexley.
In the last ten years she has been banned from driving a total of six times.