Former NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and child escaped a plane crash in Tennessee without serious injuries on Thursday
According to Carter County Sheriff Dexter Lunceford and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Cessna Citation they were flying in rolled off the end of a runway after landing at Elizabethton Municipal Airport in Elizabethton, about 65 miles north of Asheville. Two pilots were on board, according to the FAA.
The former race NASCAR driver was taken to Johnson City Medical Center. He was the only person on board who was hospitalized, according to the sheriff, but his injuries were described as cuts and abrasions.
Earnhardt’s sister, Kelley Earnhardt, tweeted: “I can confirm Dale, Amy & Isla along with his two pilots were involved in a crash… Everyone is safe and has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation.”
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