Rimac Concept_One driven by Richard Hammond crashes, catches fire

Richard Hammond has crashed a Rimac Concept_One while filming The Grand Tour. Hammond managed to escape the car before it caught fire.

The presenter later posted a video on DriveTribe reassuring fans that he’s “not dead”.

The accident happened during the Hillclimb Hemberg in Switzerland, and The Grand Tour presenter was airlifted to a hospital in St Gallen. He has a fracture in his knee, and will require surgery.

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Joshua Thompson

Joshua Thompson

News editor — Joshua deals with numbers for a living, but cars are his lifelong passion. He loves all, from his dream Stingray through to his first car, a Mercury Tracer.