Former Manchester City winger Trevor Sinclair has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, common assault and criminal damage.
Sinclair, 44, who played 12 times for the Three Lions of England was arrested after a woman was left with minor injuries from a car accident on Sunday night.
Lancashire Police officers immediately responded to the incident and thereafter confirmed Sinclair’s arrest.
A force spokesman while confirming his arrest said:
“A short time later, officers found the vehicle which had been involved in a collision with a woman pedestrian on Clifton Drive. She received minor injuries.”
“The driver, a 44-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving, common assault and criminal damage.
“He is currently in custody.” the spokesman added.
London-born winger and soccer pundit Sinclair grew up in Manchester and played for clubs like Blackpool, QPR, West Ham, Cardiff and Manchester City during his football career.
Trevor Sinclair also played for England (on 4 occasions as part of his 12 caps) at the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea and Japan.