Nicky Byrne and his girlfriend are described as "shaken"...

NICKY BYRNE from WESTLIFE and his girlfriend, GEORGINA AHERNE, daughter of IRISH premier BERTIE, were involved in a car crash on Saturday night (March 10).

According to The Star newspaper, they were travelling in a taxi in the centre of London after the couple had been at Home House nightclub, celebrating after Westlife’s gig earlier at London Arena.

The couple are not thought to have been hurt, but the band’s spokesperson said they were shaken after the crash, which happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

As reported on NME.COM yesterday, Westlife’s charity cover of Billy Joel’s ‘Uptown Girl’ is currently topping the UK singles chart, scoring their eighth Number One. The record is raising funds for Comic Relief.