Katie Price's family issue worrying statement after 'drink drive' crash

By Kieran Doody

UK Trending Editor

Katie Price's family issue worrying statement after 'drink drive' crash

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Katie Price’s family have released a worrying update after the reality TV star was involved in a car crash on Tuesday morning.

The family shared concerns over the "wellbeing and overall mental health" of Katie after police confirmed "a woman, 43, was arrested on suspicion of driving while above the legal limit for alcohol and drugs, and has been taken to hospital to be checked over”.

Katie Price’s family issue statement following ‘drink drive’ crash

In the statement, her family said "As a family we have for some time been concerned about Kate's wellbeing and overall mental health.

"Today our worst fears nearly came true. As a family we have been and will continue to help Kate get the help she needs.

"We hope that she will realise that she cannot battle her issues alone.

"We would kindly ask that the media and wider public give Kate the time and space she needs to seek the necessary treatment, so that she can hopefully return to the Kate we know and love as a mother, daughter and sister."

They added: "We are concerned and worried about her deeply, we know she lives her life publicly and to many she is fair game, but as a family we hope she can find her path privately moving forward during this very difficult period in her life.

"We are not asking for sympathy - just that it is recognised that Kate is unwell.

"We take great comfort in reading the messages of support and love for Kate that we will pass on to her, in the hope that these positive messages will help spur her on.

"It takes great strength for one to acknowledge they need help, we hope the door is now open for Kate to learn to love herself and to be happy within. Mental illness is not a personal failure.

"The Price Family xxx."