Everton footballer handed driving ban and community service for cyclist hit-and-run

Midfielder Darron Gibson pleaded guilty at Trafford magistrates' court to three offences, including drink-driving

Darron Gibson (Photo: Tomasz Przechlewski/CC2.0)

(Image credit: Creator: Tomasz Przechlewski)

Everton footballer Darron Gibson has pleaded guilty to hitting a cyclist with his car and fleeing the scene as well as driving under the influence of alcohol.

The midfielder drove into three cyclists fixing a bike on the side of the road and caused cuts to the legs, elbow and hand of one cyclist, Philip Quinn who he hit directly with his black Nissan Skyline GT-R Nismo on the morning of August 16.

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