As most Top Gear fans already know, the new season started yesterday, and during that show, they aired a special segment on Richard Hammond‘s crash. Watch after the jump.

At approximately 5:45pm BST on 20 September 2006, Hammond was seriously injured in a car crash while filming for Top Gear at the former RAF Elvington airfield near York. He was piloting a jet-powered car, the Vampire dragster, which is theoretically capable of travelling at speeds of up to 370mph

As most Top Gear fans already know, the new season started yesterday, and during that show, they aired a special segment on Richard Hammond‘s crash. Watch after the jump.

At approximately 5:45pm BST on 20 September 2006, Hammond was seriously injured in a car crash while filming for Top Gear at the former RAF Elvington airfield near York. He was piloting a jet-powered car, the Vampire dragster, which is theoretically capable of travelling at speeds of up to 370mph