Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife, Amy, are reportedly OK following a plane crash in Tennessee this afternoon.
News Channel 11 is reporting that the former NASCAR star and his wife were uninjured when their plane crashed at the Elizabethton Airport this afternoon.
The plane reportedly ran off the runway and caught fire.
Airport Manager Dan Cogan says a private plane has run off the end of the runway and caught fire. He says all passengers are out of the plane.
Highway 91 at Industrial Drive is closed according to Carter County dispatch.
The sheriff’s office is asking people to avoid the area.
Earnhardt Jr. and his wife were reportedly on the plane.
The Elizabethton TN* fire chief says Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife Amy are OK after their plane ran off the runway and caught fire today.https://t.co/4DHwZ0GNJ0
— Nick Bromberg (@NickBromberg) August 15, 2019
Hopefully everyone involved in this scary accident has emerged OK.
You can view the full report here.