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Hammond pays tribute to lifesavers 10 years from accident

Richard Hammond has taken to Twitter to express his thanks to the people that saved his life following an accident 10-years-ago.

Richard Hammond with his wife Amanda Etheridge Credit: Press Association

The TV presenter who grew up in Ripon previously told ITV Calendar he "absolutely believed" he was going to die after he was involved in a car crash at 300mph.

He was driving a jet-powered car at RAF Elvington in York in September 2006 when he careered off course and crashed.