Blue’s Lee Ryan has denied rushing in his Mercedes, telling police he wasn’t the individual behind the wheel.
Nevertheless the singer is ready to face trial for the 2 rushing offences and in addition failing to inform police who was driving.
The 37-year-old was not in court docket when his case was heard at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court docket on Wednesday.
Court docket papers say he’s charged with driving a Mercedes at 70mph in a 60mph restrict on an A-road in Peterborough, Fletton Parkway, on August eight final yr.
Lee can be charged with driving a Mercedes at 71mph on the identical street on August 22 final yr.
He’s accused of failing to present Cambridgeshire Police info regarding the identification of the driving force of the Mercedes.
Lee has entered not responsible pleas to the 4 expenses by submit, the court docket heard, and alleges that one other individual was driving.
He mentioned he had despatched particulars to the court docket about what occurred earlier than he left his deal with, listed in court docket papers as being in Twickenham, the court docket heard.
Wednesday’s transient listening to was advised Lee moved in October final yr on account of coronavirus and now lives in Spain.
The matter is because of go to trial on August 19 at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court docket.
The Mirror has contacted Lee’s representatives for remark.
It comes after experiences that Lee and his boyband are hoping to go on a reunion tour someday quickly to rejoice their 20th anniversary.
Lee needs to hit the street with Duncan James, Simon Webbe and Antony Costa to entertain their followers with stay performances as soon as extra.
Duncan advised The Solar: “We had been desirous to do one thing for our 20th anniversary however in the mean time lockdown has meant it’s been tough to get collectively. It’s not been simple.
“There may very well be one thing within the pipeline as we’re actually good mates.”
The boyband first fashioned in 2000 and launched their first album All Rise in 2001.
And an insider advised the paper that whereas they’ve all gone on to do their very own issues, Blue will all the time be particular to them.
They mentioned: “They really feel actually proud that they’ve stood the check of time and lots of of their songs are nonetheless performed on the radio now.
“Attending to an enormous milestone like their 20th anniversary just isn’t one thing that they may enable to go by with out celebration.
“They know they’ve a loyal fanbase who they like to entertain so it’s protected to say it’s going to be a Blue extravaganza in 2021.”