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Richard Hammond injured in motorcycle crash while filming

Published: 20 March 2017

Updated: 20 March 2017

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.

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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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