According to CNN, famed NASCAR driver and auto-racing analyst, Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife, daughter, and two pilots were involved in a private jet crash in eastern Tennessee on Thursday, August 15. Thankfully they escaped with no serious injury.

I can confirm Dale, Amy & Isla along with his two pilots were involved in a crash in Bristol TN this afternoon. Everyone is safe and has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation. We have no further information at this time. Thank you for your understanding", said Kelley Earnhardt, via Twitter.

Earnhardt's sister posted an update via Twitter assuring that her brother and his family are safe, and had been taken to a hospital to get checked out.

The plane, a Cessna Citation, reportedly rolled off the end of a runway and caught fire after landing, said the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

[Source: CNN]

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