Dale Earnhardt Jr, and his wife Amy were involved in a private jet crash in eastern Tennessee right around 3:30 today…
Local Fire Chief Barry Carrier stated that Earnhardt and his wife, Amy, were on the plane when after landing it ran off the runway. Earnhardt’s sister Kelley, tweeted that “those on board were OK”.
Kelley also Tweeted, “”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,”
The Federal Aviation Administration said a the jet rolled off the end of a runway and caught fire after landing. It said it received no reports of injuries.
The airport remains closed while authorities investigate the crash and attend to a fuel spill.
Here are some photos from the Crash: