Richard Hammond speaks out after motorbike crash

Jennifer Read-Dominguez
Photo credit: The Grand Tour / Amazon Prime

From Digital Spy

Richard Hammond has spoken out after it was reported that he had been badly hurt in a motorcycle accident while filming The Grand Tour.

The TV presenter was filming scenes for the second series of the popular Amazon show when he fell off a motorcycle and hurt his head.

Taking to his motoring website Drivetribe, Hammond reassured fans by saying: "Thanks for enquiries re my slight shunt whilst filming for GT.

"I can confirm that yes, I fell off a bike, many times in fact, and yes, I banged my head and everything else.

"But life goes on."

This is the petrol-head's second injury while filming a TV stunt, and comes 11 years after he crashed a jet-powered car at 288mph on BBC Two's Top Gear – an incident which left him in a coma for two weeks.

The vehicle's right tyre blew and Hammond had to be airlifted to hospital in Leeds in a serious condition in 2006.

Photo credit: Amazon Prime

The latest accident occurred as the TV presenter was filming scenes for the second series of the popular Amazon show when, according to The Sun, he fell off a motorcycle and sustained further injuries to his head.

Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May flew to Mozambique a fortnight ago and it's believed this is where the accident took place.

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