Newcastle Herald
Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Court hears Silverchair drummer Ben Gillies "has shown a complete disregard for other people’s safety"

By Sam Rigney
Updated April 13 2018 - 12:02pm, first published April 12 2018 - 4:00pm

SILVERCHAIR drummer Ben Gillies was not coping with being separated from his wife Jackie Gillies, who was in South Africa filming a reality TV program, when he had an alcohol relapse and got behind the wheel of a car before crashing into a power pole at Islington, a court has been told.  

Get the latest Newcastle news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.