Richard Hammond Is Alive And Well - The Grand Tour Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-23-2017, 03:58 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
The Grand Tour News's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Posts: 24
Richard Hammond Is Alive And Well



Fans were probably shocked to hear that Richard Hammond was involved in an accident whilst shooting a new segment for The Grand Tour.

According to the Guardian, Hammond fell off a motorbike in a remote part of Mozambique, east Africa and banged his head hard enough to knock himself unconscious. The incident warranted emergency medical attention as he was laid on the side of a road before being transported to a hospital.

He has since fully recovered and posted an update on DriveTribe to reassure fans that he’s not dead.

“It's true, I did fall off a motorbike whilst filming recently for The Grand Tour in Mozambique. I banged my head, yes, along with pretty much everything else apart from my left thumb, which remains un-bruised ,” Hammond wrote on his blog. “Can't tell you more yet about the how and why of it; that's all for later in the year on the show. As for injuries; well put it this way, I don't think I can get a book out of it.”

This isn’t the first time Hammond has been seriously injured whilst filming. When he was still a co-host on BBC’s Top Gear in 2006, he crashed a dragster at extremely high speeds in excess of 260 mph and almost died. After spending many weeks recovering, he released a memoir called On the Edge and it details his life after the accident.

So we can all breath a sigh of relief in knowing that the latest incident doesn’t inspire him to write another book.
The Grand Tour News is offline  
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-29-2017, 11:19 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Posts: 142
I wouldn't mind another book... that being said I haven't read the first one but hey, would be kinda cool lol
Phil is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome