Premier League transfer target Gonzalo Plata crashes car into taxi at TWICE the legal alcohol limit in drink-drive shame


Gonzalo Plata (left) was twice over the drink-drive limit when he was involved in a car crash on Tuesday

REAL VALLADOLID have warned star striker Gonzalo Plata he faces disciplinary motion after a drink-drive crash in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Ecuadorian worldwide Plata failed a breath check after smashing into a taxi whose driver was taken to hospital together with a feminine passenger.

Gonzalo Plata (left) was twice over the drink-drive limit when he was concerned in a car crash on TuesdayCredit: Getty
Real Valladolid loanee Plata collided with a taxi, with two people taken to hospital
Real Valladolid loanee Plata collided with a taxi, with two folks taken to hospital

The 22-year-old winger is claimed to have been greater than double the Spanish drink-drive limit when the smash occurred at 6.45am in the centre of Valladolid.

The velocity limit at the crossroads the place the collision occurred is simply over 18mph.

And native reviews say the passenger in the taxi was thrown from the automobile, whereas the driver needed to be helped out via the damaged windscreen.

Plata can also be stated to have been accompanied at the time of the incident by an unnamed footballer who performs for Spanish aspect Numancia.

Real Valladolid, who’re owned by Brazil legend Ronaldo and play in the Spanish Second Division, stated in a hard-hitting assertion: “Real Valladolid deplores the attitude of its player Gonzalo Plata who, according to the information received, suffered a car accident this morning in the centre of the city.”

The membership promised to open an inner investigation and take the acceptable disciplinary motion as soon as it had all the data at its disposal.

Valladolid added: “We remorse the accidents suffered by the individuals who have been concerned in the accident, who, fortunately and in line with the data we have now, are in good situation.

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“Regardless of the participant’s particular person duty and with out prejudice to the measures that the courts take following this incident, our inner laws and the code of conduct of the Club are very strict with regards to this kind of behaviour which undermines our values as an establishment.

“We take the opportunity to remind people of the dangers associated with recklessness and consumption of alcohol and other substances.”

Plata is presently on a season-long mortgage at Real Valladolid from Sporting Lisbon.

He has scored 4 objectives and gained over followers at his new aspect along with his performances since becoming a member of at the finish of August.

The Ecuador ace has additionally scored 5 objectives in his 14 appearances up to now along with his nationwide group.

And information of the incident, which now threatens to have an effect on his progress at his new membership, comes a day after the group’s proprietor defended Neymar over his partying.

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Ronaldo, who turned the majority shareholder at Real Valladolid in September 2018 after shopping for 51 per cent of the shares, instructed a Podcast: “I suffered the identical as Neymar.

“The non-public lifetime of a well known or well-known particular person or of an athlete, shouldn’t matter to anybody.

“What does it matter what someone drank, ate or didn’t eat!”

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