"I would like to apologise to everybody involved in the crash".
Speaking outside of the court, the Saturday Night Takeaway host said: "I let myself down, I let a lot of people down". Higher standards are expected of me, I expect them of myself. "For that I'm truly sorry".
I'm just thankful nobody was seriously hurt.
A van and 4X4 vehicle appear to have been left undamaged following the incident outside Wimbledon Magistrates' Court, but the third auto was left with a dented bumper and bonnet. Although he was physically fine, he was clearly in shock. It greatly affected my private and work life'.
Today, he has been ordered to pay what is believed to be the biggest ever drink-drive fine in Britain after he was caught more than double the legal limit in a vehicle crash.
The 42-year-old, wearing a black suit and white shirt, faced a scrum of photographers and reporters as he walked up the steps at the main entrance to the court building in south-west London, which was guarded by seven police officers.
He spoke to confirm his name, date of birth, address and nationality before pleading guilty to a single charge of drink-driving.
The presenter had been scheduled to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court on 4 April, but the hearing had been adjourned.
Her colleague in studio can be heard saying: "Oh dear".
In court, a letter was read out in which the presenter stated that was "ashamed and mortified" about the auto crash, and accepted full responsibility for what had happened. Members of the public called the police.
'An evidential breath test failed and two samples at Kingston Police station gave a lowest reading of 75mcg of breath per 100ml'.
She said Mr McPartlin was driving around a "sharp bend and lost control" at which point he ended up on the wrong side of the road.
She continued: 'I moved to the left to avoid a serious head-on collision. He said: 'We were hit with considerable force...
'My wife's face hit the auto seat causing injury to her face. "I'm ashamed and mortified that this happened".
The Britain's Got Talent star appeared in court today following his drink-driving accident last month.