Crash reported on Highway 11E near Bristol Motor Speedway Friday night

BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) – Emergency crews responded to a crash Friday night on Highway 11-E near Bristol Motor Speedway.

Our photographer on scene said that a section of highway was blocked off for some time and a medical helicopter was seen flying overhead.

Bristol police say a driver was traveling toward the speedway when they hit a guardrail. They say the car flipped and came to a rest in the median.

We’re told the driver was flown to Johnson City Medical Center, police describe the driver’s injuries as non-life threatening.

Police have not released the name of the driver and have not said if charges are pending.

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