Lee Ryan faces third driving ban after 'TWICE being caught speeding in Mercedes'

BLUE star Lee Ryan is facing a third driving ban after he was allegedly caught speeding twice in his flash Mercedes.

The singer, 37, is accused of driving the motor at 70mph in a 60mph limit in Peterborough last August.

He was also clocked going 71mph on the same road 14 days later.

Ryan is further charged with failing to give Cambridgeshire Police information relating to the identification of the driver of the Mercedes.

The singer was not in court as his case was heard at Peterborough Magistrates' Court yesterday.

He entered not guilty pleas by post and claims another person was driving.

The hearing was told Ryan moved to Spain from his home in Twickenham during the pandemic.

A further hearing will now be held at Peterborough Magistrates' Court on August 19.

Celebs Go Dating star was banned from driving for six months last August after being caught speeding twice.

The singer was first caught doing 85mph in a Mercedes on the M1 motorway near Sheffield in May 2019.

He was then clocked speeding at 58mph in a 50mph zone in Eltham, South London, less than 12 weeks later.

Ryan was previously banned from getting behind the wheel for two years in 2014 after he was spotted driving a pal's Audi erratically in the early hours of the morning.

He was arrested for drink-driving when he refused to let cops breathalyse him after being caught during the incident in Ealing, West London.

Ryan is currently expecting a baby girl with girlfriend Verity Paris as he prepares to become a dad for a third time.

Lee already has daughter Bluebell, 13, with ex Jessica Keevil and son Rayn, 12, with his ex-fiance, Samantha Miller.

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