George Best's ex-wife Alex, 47, arrives at court to face drink-driving charge

George Best's ex-wife Alex, 47, arrives at court to face drink-driving charge 'after crashing into a tree having spent the day with former MP Lembit Opik' George Best's ex-wife Alex, 47, has arrived at Guildford Magistrates' Court 

By Joseph Curtis For Mailonline

Published: 10:20 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 10:20 BST, 3 May 2019

George Best's ex-wife Alex has arrived at court today accused of drink-driving after she crashed her car into a tree.

Ms Best, 47, was treated for cuts and bruises by paramedics at the scene near her home in Kingswood, Surrey, last month.

She was breathalysed before being arrested and charged with driving a motor vehicle while above the legal alcohol limit, spending a night in police custody. 

On the day of the crash, sources said she had spent part of the day with former Liberal Democrat MP Lembit Opik. 

Today she appears at Guildford Magistrates' Court and it is unknown how she will plead. 

Alex Best, pictured, has arrived at Guildford Magistrates' Court where she is accused of drink-driving

The charge follows an incident last month where she crashed her car into a tree near her home in Surrey

Alex Best has arrived at Guildford Magistrates' Court, pictured left and right, this morning where she is accused of drink-driving during a crash in Surrey last month

Former Manchester United ace George was married to Alex for nine years before they divorced in 2004.

Mr Opik and Ms Best became friends when starring on I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here in 2010 and have often been seen together in London

Ms Best was married to

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