Ex-Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond was involved in an accident in Switzerland
MOSCOW, 10 Jul — RIA Novosti. Former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond was hospitalized after a car accident in which he fell during the race on the mountain roads in the Swiss Canton of St. Gallen, reported the news portal 20 Minuten, citing its own sources.
According to the portal, white sports car, the Rimac Concept One show The Grand Tour, co-host which is currently running, Hammond went off the road and caught fire.
The police of the Canton portal confirmed that in the accident one person was injured, he was taken to the hospital by helicopter. It is noted that the accident occurred on a closed section of the route.
The portal noted that filming The Grand Tour now being held in Switzerland.
TV show Top Gear was the most popular in the world: it was broadcast in more than 200 countries and set a Guinness record as the program with the greatest number of viewers. Her shooting was suspended in the spring of 2015 because of an incident on set between the host Jeremy Clarkson and producer occurred because of an alleged lack of hot food. Manual broadcasting Corporation Bi-bi-si, then decided not to renew expires at the end of March the contract with Clarkson. Co-host Richard Hammond and James may left the channel after a colleague.