Former ‘Top Gear’ host Richard Hammond in car crash
TV presenter escapes serious injury after incident while filming ‘The Grand Tour’
The car in which Richard Hammond was travelling. Photograph: The Grand Tour/Twitter
The incident took place while the TV presenter (47) was filming for the Amazon Prime show The Grand Tour.
The incident took place during the Bergrennen Hemberg, an annual mountain race held in the area of Hemberg.
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
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
Images on the race’s official Instagram showed vehicles drifting rally-style around a tarmac track.
A source said: “Richard is OK. There’s no serious injuries.”