11/06/2017 08:38 BST | Updated 12/06/2017 11:23 BST

Richard Hammond Crash: ‘The Grand Tour’ Producer Reveals Jeremy Clarkson And James May ‘Thought Richard Was Dead’ After Incident

'They were staggered he had got out of it alive, because there was just nothing left.'

The Grand Tour’s executive producer has opened up about Richard Hammond’s car accident, revealing that his co-presenters thought he was dead when they saw the aftermath of the incident.

Richard was airlifted to hospital, where he was diagnosed with a fractured knee, after the smash, which took place in Switzerland on Saturday (10 June).

The wreckage 
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The trio 
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