News broke yesterday that Richard Hammond had been involved in a horrific crash while filming The Grand Tour, leaving fans worried for the presenter’s health.
Fortunately, it soon became apparent that the incident hadn’t taken too much of a toll on Hammond, despite Jeremy Clarkson saying it was one of the worst crashes he’s ever seen.
It was the biggest crash I’ve ever seen and the most frightening but incredibly, and thankfully, Richard seems to be mostly OK.
— Jeremy Clarkson (@JeremyClarkson) June 10, 2017
Program-makers said Hammond was airlifted to hospital with a fractured knee. The Rimac Concept One electric supercar was reduced to a twisted, blackened mess after it crashed and caught fire.
Richard Hammond was involved in a serious crash, but very fortunately suffered no serious injury. pic.twitter.com/4Oib32IJvj
— The Grand Tour (@thegrandtour) June 10, 2017
The program said in a statement that Hammond crashed after completing a climb during a demonstration run at the Hemberg hill race in the east of the alpine country.
Now what you all came to see, CAR RUGBY!