#43-Erik Jones was transported to a local hospital following the GEICO 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday.

Jones was involved in an accident on lap 156 that sent him hard into the outside wall.

He was taken to the infield car center where he was checked and released. He complained of back soreness afterwards.

He later returned to the care center where it was decided to take him to the hospital for further evaluation.

UPDATE: Following his release from the infield care center, @Erik_Jones returned to the care center at@TALLADEGA and has been transported to a local hospital for further evaluation.

— NASCAR (@NASCAR) April 22, 2024

Erik Jones complained about his back on the team radio — he told us he is sore but will be all right. pic.twitter.com/QwVlLZ0RzA

— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) April 21, 2024

NASCAR will take the Jones’ car back to the R&D center for further evaluation.

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