LINCOLN, Ala. – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Jordan Anderson was airlifted to a hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, after a horrific crash during Saturday’s Chevy Silverado 250. Anderson was injured in an accident on lap 19.
Anderson was leading after starting ninth when his truck burst into flames at Turn 1, and the flames increased as Anderson struggled to stop and regain control of his truck at Turn 2. As Anderson’s truck slid toward the inside wall, the fire forced Anderson to prematurely climb out of his truck, which hit the wall when he was halfway out. (Video of the frightening accident can be seen here).
Anderson climbed out of his truck before collapsing to the ground in pain and he was placed on a stretcher before being flown to a local hospital. According to the FS1 broadcast, a crew member from Jordan Anderson Racing stated that Anderson suffered burns and pain before being thrown off the track.
Anderson had made his fifth start of the season owning and driving his own truck. Anderson is also the car owner of the #31 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, later today driven by Myatt Snider.
The race would eventually be won by Matt DiBenedetto, who was considered the leader at the moment of caution when a heavy crash occurred in the tri-oval that reached the checkered flag. It was DiBenedetto’s first-ever win in NASCAR and the first win for Rackley WAR’s Truck Series team.
https://www.cbssports.com/nascar/news/nascar-truck-series-driver-jordan-anderson-airlifted-to-hospital-after-terrifying-accident-at-talladega/ NASCAR Truck Series driver Jordan Anderson has been airlifted to the hospital after a horrific accident in Talladega