Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Update: Rick and Linda Hendrick Treated and Released from Hospital

Credit: Debbie Ross for Skirts and Scuffs
Rick and Linda Hendrick were treated and released from the hospital after injuries sustained in Monday evening's plane crash. Both Rick and Linda have returned home for rest and recovery.

Hendrick Motorsports has issued an official statement on their condition and that of the crew on the plane.


Official Hendrick Motorsports Statement:

CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 1, 2011) – Monday evening, a Gulfstream G150 aircraft operated by Hendrick Motorsports ran off the runway after experiencing braking issues upon landing at Key West International Airport in Key West, Fla.

All four people on board — Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick, his wife, Linda Hendrick, and two Hendrick Motorsports pilots — were released from Lower Keys Medical Center early Tuesday morning.

Rick Hendrick was diagnosed with a broken rib and a broken clavicle, and Linda Hendrick was treated for minor cuts and bruises. Both pilots were evaluated and released without injury. All four have safely returned to North Carolina.

The aircraft, which is joint-owned by Hendrick Motorsports and Jimmie Johnson Racing, remains in Key West.

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