Former Top Gear speaker Richard Hammond has been airlifted to hospital following a scary crash in Switzerland.
The 47-year-old, who sustained brain injuries following a 288mph rocket car crash in 2006, is being dealt in hospital after flipping a ₤ 2million ($2.55 million) electric supercar which then rupture into flames as he shot his new Amazon show The Grand Tour.
However he has miraculously gotten away the fireball horror with bit more than a fractured knee and was ‘conscious and talking’ after releasing himself from the automobile.
Photos from the scene revealed the Rimac Concept One car in flames along with a road in St. Gallen prior to the blaze was snuffed out by firemens.
Grand Tour producer Amazon later provided images revealing the burnt-out wreckage of the vehicle laying upside down on a hill.
The mishap is reported to have occurred on a road that was closed for the Bergrennen Hemberg race.
A representative for The Grand Tour stated: ‘Richard Hammond was involved in a severe crash after completing the Hemburg Hill Climb in Switzerland in a Rimac Concept One, an electric super car integrated in Croatia, throughout filming for The Grand Tour Season 2 on Amazon Prime, however very luckily suffered no severe injury.
‘Richard was conscious and talking, and climbed from the automobile himself before the vehicle burst into flames.
‘He was flown by Air Ambulance to hospital in St Gallen to be checked out exposing a fracture to his knee.
‘No one else was in the car or involved in the accident, and we would like to thank the paramedics on site for their quick reaction.
After the news broke, many fans took to Twitter to voice their concern and send him their wishes, where as others highlighted his unbeatable fearlessness.