Jordan Anderson Airlifted to Hospital from NASCAR Truck Race with Burns After Crash

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured Columnist IVOctober 1, 2022

TALLADEGA, ALABAMA - OCTOBER 01: Jordan Anderson, driver of the #3 Dometic Outdoor Chevrolet, spins after an on-track incident in front of Dean Thompson, driver of the #40 WWEX Racing Chevrolet, and Ty Majeski, driver of the #66 Tenda/Quarter Horse Congress Toyota, during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chevy Silverado 250 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 01, 2022 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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NASCAR Truck Series driver Jordan Anderson was airlifted from Talladega Superspeedway after he was involved in a crash at Saturday's Chevy Silverado 250.

Anderson's No. 3 truck had an engine issue that caused the vehicle to catch fire. He came to a stop along an inside wall and exited the truck.


NASCAR reports that Jordan Anderson is awake and alert after this scary crash at Talladega. <a href="https://t.co/z3qe4VpWWz">pic.twitter.com/z3qe4VpWWz</a>

According to the Associated Press, the 31-year-old suffered burns, but the full extent of his injuries is not yet known.

One of his teammates told Fox Sports' Jamie Little he was "in a lot of pain." According to Little, he was transported to a medical facility in Birmingham, Alabama.

This was Anderson's fifth start of the 2022 Camping World Truck Series season. He has 138 appearances under his belt, with two top-five finishes and six top-10s.

In addition to his duties as a driver, Anderson owns his own team, Jordan Anderson Racing, which runs in the truck and Xfinity Series.