Top Gear TV presenter critical after crash

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4 Jul 2002
I knew some of you guy's are avid Top Gear watchers.
TV presenter critical after crash

Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond is critically ill in hospital after a crash in a jet-powered car while filming for the programme.

The 36-year-old presenter was taken by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary's neurological unit.

A North Yorkshire Ambulance Service spokesman said he was unconscious when they got to the scene and a hospital spokesman described him as "critical".

The Top Gear shoot was at the former RAF airfield in Elvington, Yorkshire.

Inspector Mike Thompson, of North Yorkshire Police, said: "At 5.45pm this evening we received a report via the fire service of a male person trapped in what was described as an overturned jet car which had been driven on the airfield.

"The male occupant has received serious injuries and has been airlifted to hospital at Leeds."

Former Top Gear presenter Quentin Willson said the presenter was "irreplaceable".
Well there's always a risk in those sorts of things. Unless there are complications I don't imagine anything too bad will come of it.

If you always did safe things life would be pretty boring :)
He'll be all-right. It's been said he's in a stable condition.
I agree, and even if he did die, at least he died doing something he enjoyed - not that I think he will die at this stage in any way.
Wow!! That is good news. The article is great.

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