Jeremy Clarkson admitted to hospital in Majorca

The Grand Tour host fell ill while on holiday with his family

Jeremy Clarkson admitted to hospital in Majorca

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TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been admitted to a hospital in Majorca, where he is being treated for pneumonia.

The Grand Tour host fell ill while on holiday in the Spanish island with his family.

Clarkson, 57, posted a photo on Instagram of tubes in his arm and hospital identity tags around his wrist, writing: "Not the sort of bangles I usually choose on holiday."

 

Not the sort of bangles I usually choose on holiday

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In a message on Twitter, he told friend Jemima Goldsmith that he was "in a wheelchair, connected up to tubes, in a hospital."

A spokesperson for The Grand Tour said: "Jeremy Clarkson was admitted to hospital on Friday morning during a family holiday in Spain and is being treated for pneumonia."

It comes two months after Grand Tour co-host Richard Hammond was airlifted to hospital when his car crashed while filming the Amazon Prime show.

They 47-year-old was driving an electric super car in Switzerland when it crashed and burst into flames.

Hammond fractured his knee in the crash, which left the vehicle scorched and on its roof.