Liam Payne is ‘caught speeding behind the wheel of £35,000 pickup truck after going 43mph in 30mph zone’
Liam Payne has allegedly been caught speeding behind the wheel of a £35,000 pickup truck after doing 43mph in a 30mph zone.
The singer, 30, is believed to have been in west London when an automatic camera recorded his speed.
Payne, who shares a son with singer Cheryl, 40, is thought to have been driving in his black Ford Ranger Wildtrak Deranged Edition on the Hammersmith flyover in February, according to The Sun.
His case was heard at Lavender Hill Magistrates Court on Monday with the offence carrying three penalty points and a fine of £100.
The court listing said the star was driving eastbound on the A40 on February 24 at the time of the speeding.
Liam Payne (pictured) has allegedly been caught speeding behind the wheel of a £35,000 pickup truck after doing 43mph in a 30mph zone. Pictured: Payne is spotted getting into his car outside a Central London Hotel
Liam Payne recently cancelled his upcoming tour of South America after being rushed to hospital with a kidney infection
The offence was handled by magistrates at the court in south west London. The One Direction star is believed to not have attended the hearing.
Payne, who has an estimated net worth of £47million, has an impressive collection of fast cars, including a Lamborghini Aventador worth around £270,000.
In an interview on BBC Radio 1, he also admitted: ‘I bought the Harry Potter car and I put it in my garden. You know the blue car, the flying one? I bought one because I’m a bit of a geek.’
The speeding ordeal comes after he was recently forced to cancel his tour after being rushed to hospital with a kidney infection.
He shared the news with his followers in an Instagram video after being ordered to ‘rest and recover’ by doctors.
Captioning the post, Liam wrote: ‘It’s with a heavy heart I have to tell you that we have no other choice but to postpone my upcoming tour of South America.
‘Over the past week I’ve been in hospital with a serious kidney infection, it’s something I wouldn’t wish on anyone, and doctors orders are that I now need to rest and recover.
‘I was beyond excited to come play for you guys. To all of you who have bought tickets: I’m so sorry.’
MailOnline has contacted a representative for Liam Payne for comment.