Pop star's manager admits driving charge

THE manager of pop star Pete Doherty has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving in connection with an accident that has left a man fighting for his life.

THE manager of pop star Pete Doherty has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving in connection with an accident that has left a man fighting for his life.

Andrew Boyd, 42, of Lady Margaret Road in London, admitted the offence at Ipswich Crown Court today.

He also pleaded guilty to failing to stop at the scene of an injury collision, failing to report an injury collision, driving without insurance and driving without reasonable consideration.

The accident happened on Sunday, September 27 in Benton Street, Hadleigh, and left Chris Corder, 42, fighting for his life.


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His family packed the court room to hear Boyd's plea.

Judge David Goodin said Mr Corder was still in a coma at the Royal London Hospital and had been left with traumatic brain injuries.

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He said he had to be fed by a tube and required full time care for the rest of his life.

Boyd will be sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court on Wednesday, February 24.

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