Richard Hammond injured in motorcycle crash while filming

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Presenter Richard Hammond has reportedly been injured after crashing a motorcycle in Mozambique, Africa.

The accident, which knocked Hammond unconscious, happened during the last fortnight while he was filming for the Amazon show The Grand Tour.


Fellow presenter Jeremy Clarkson told The Sun: "He really did hurt himself quite badly."

Despite falling off in a remote part of the country, the 47-year-old is said to have not required hospital treatment and has now made a full recovery.

Clarkson added: "We don't do hospitals."

Hammond has since updated fans on his condition via Drivetribe, the social media platform set up by himself, James May and Clarkson, 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."

The accident comes almost 11 years after Hammond crashed while driving a jet-powered drag car. suffering serious head injuries which kept him in hospital for five weeks.


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Liam Marsden

By Liam Marsden

Former MCN Web Producer