Fox News anchor Bret Baier and family in car crash, released from hospital

Fox News anchor Bret Baier and his family are “banged up, but alive” after a “major” car crash in Montana on Monday morning, Baier said in a statement Tuesday.

Though Baier and his family were taken to the hospital after the accident, everyone has since been released.

“After a weekend of skiing with my wife and two boys in Montana, driving to the airport Monday morning on icy roads, we were involved in a major car crash,” Baier, the anchor and executive editor of "Special Report," said in the statement. “Thanks to a man driving by named Zach who stopped and helped, we were able to climb out of the flipped car. And thanks to the first responders and Montana Highway Patrol – we made it to the hospital quickly.”

He added: “We are very grateful to all of those who helped us out. My advice to everyone is to always wear your seatbelt and to count your blessings everyday.”

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Baier tweeted Monday evening after he and his family left the hospital, addressing the accident and saying “family is everything.”

“Don’t take anything for granted - every day is a blessing - and family is everything,” he wrote. “ It’s always good to remind yourself of that - before something does it for you.   #countyourblessings.”