Richard Hammond is back to his joking self after a fiery automobile accident in Switzerland on Saturday.
The Grand Tour host posted an upbeat video named Im not dead from his hospital bed thanking supportive fans, the emergency and medical personnel that expedited him, and co-host James May for sidling him a bottle of gin.
Hammond was filming a segment for the Amazon show that involved him driving an electric Rimac Concept One in a mound climbing episode in the town of Hemberg when he lost govern of the 1,088 hp supercar, gate-crashed through a picket rail and threw it down the side of the hill, where it purposed up sitting on its roof.
The incident and its consequence were captivated on video.
The 47 -year-old was dragged free simply minutes before the million-dollar automobile burst into flames, according to May.
While calling Hammond in research hospitals, May did the world a privilege and gathered the plug out, but he was still working.
Hammond was involved in an even more spectacular accident in 2006 where reference is flipped a rocket-powered lag racer at an airfield and suffered material psyche hurt that gave him into a coma for two weeks.
The wedded parent of two was airlifted to the hospital in accordance with the gate-crash and will be operated on for a fractured knee before being released.
The accident will likely be featured in Season 2 of “The Grand Tour” when it debuts this October.