I was shocked to hear this on the news. I, like every Top Gear fan, wish you a speedy recovery.
TV presenter critical after crash | BBC NEWS | UK | England | North Yorkshire
The presenter is being treated at Leeds General Infirmary
Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond is in a critical condition in hospital after a crash in a jet-powered car while filming for the programme…
UPDATE: Sky News: Top Gear Star's 300mph Horror Crash
A hospital spokesman said Mr Hammond is being treated in a neurological unit and is now in a serious but stable condition after showing "some improvement" overnight.
UPDATE 22–09–2006: Progress
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www.topgear.com - Richard 'making progress'
Richard is out of intensive care and doctors say he's making "satisfactory progress"… "He has seen some improvement overnight, but remains in a serious but stable condition."
UPDATE 24–09–2006: Even more positive
Hammond takes first steps, says Clarkson - Reuters.co.uk
"'You've been in a car accident', I said. 'Was I driving badly?' he asked, before getting out of bed and walking shakily to the lavatory."