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Jeremy Clarkson is admitted to hospital while on holiday in Spain

The Grand Tour presenter is suffering from pneumonia and had posted a picture of his arm with a drip and patient wrist bands

Published: Sunday, 6th August 2017 at 9:20 am

Jeremy Clarkson has been admitted to hospital after being taken ill while on holiday.

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The Grand Tour presenter had been suffering from pneumonia while vacationing in Mallorca with his family and went to hospital for treatment, according to a spokesperson for his Amazon car show:

"Jeremy Clarkson was admitted to hospital on Friday morning during a family holiday in Spain and is being treated for pneumonia."

The former Top Gear host had posted a photo of his arm, attached to a drip with hospital wrist bands, alongside the caption: "Not the sort of bangles I usually choose on holiday."

He also replied to a tweet from Jemima Goldsmith from his hospital bed.

The 57-year-old is taking a break from filming The Grand Tour. The Amazon series has been shooting all over the world but suffered a shock when Clarkson's co-presenter Richard Hammond escaped a horror crash in Switzerland which left his vehicle upturned and in flames.

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He was admitted to hospital but suffered no serious injuries.

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The Grand Tour series two is yet to announce an air date but has released a teaser trailer featuring Clarkson, Hammond and co-presenter James May.

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