Belfast stripper in pyjamas caused rush hour smash
This is the Belfast glamour model who fell asleep at the wheel and caused a three-car rush hour pile-up on a busy dual carriageway.
Nicola Adams was wearing her pyjamas when she crashed on the busy A2 Bangor to Belfast road at Holywood.
The 25-year-old stripper and dancer had been on her way to visit a relative in hospital when she veered into oncoming traffic at 9am on September 19 last.
Newtownards Magistrates' Court heard that, still in her pyjamas, Adams fell asleep at the wheel of her Ford C Max and collided with cars coming in the opposite direction.
The prosecutor said that while two other vehicles were involved in the smash, thankfully the injuries only amounted to soft tissue damage.
Adams pleaded guilty to a single count of driving dangerously.
The lawyer said that Adams, from St James' Mews in north Belfast, "was unable to account for how the collision occurred" when questioned by police following the accident. She told officers she was not taking any medication and a preliminary breath test gave a reading of zero.
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Defence solicitor Garret Greene revealed Adams had "stayed up the night before" as she suffered from insomnia and "has some difficulties about that".
He added that fortunately there was no excess speed involved and there were no serious injuries, a fact that District Judge Hamill agreed with, telling the lawyer "that's why she's not in the Crown Court facing prison".
Mr Greene conceded that while Adams faced an inevitable road ban for the dangerous driving, he revealed she had been banned for a year by a different court last week after she admitted drink driving.
The solicitor said Adams was "currently unemployed" and is in receipt of Personal Independence Payments (PIPs).
Commenting that Adams is "getting a two-for-one offer" on driving bans, Judge Hamill fined her £200 and imposed a 12-month driving ban, at the end of which Adams will have to sit the enhanced driving test to get back on the road.
The judge also highlighted that with convictions for drink driving and dangerous driving, Adams' insurance premiums would rocket, telling her: "You will have to hold the phone at arm's length to get [an insurance] quote."
What the court did not hear is how blonde beauty Adams promotes herself online and on social media as an "entertainer - stripper/fire breather/dancer/model" who regularly puts on naked and explicit sex shows on her Snapchat profile but for a price, just £15 a month.
Posing in a laced-up bondage-type basque, thong and high heels, Adams asks readers: "Who's comming to join me on snapchat - see what naughtyness i get up too."
According to her Twitter account @babydivaxxx, Adams is now also "selling the panties I dance in" through online auction site eBay with the promise: "There's always something for everyone."
On the public Twitter pages, Adams even retweets a picture of the crash she caused, published by the Co Down Spectator, with the quip: "Would only happen to me for f***sakes. Ride off."