Fox News host Bret Baier and his family survive ‘major car crash’

"Don't take anything for granted," Baier tweeted after the crash.

Bret Baier talks to the crowd before the town hall with Democratic presidential candidates at the Gem Theatre.
Bret Baier. –Carlos Osorio / AP, File

Fox News host Bret Baier and his family have survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana.

In a statement released Tuesday, the anchor and executive editor of Fox News Channel’s ‘‘Special Report’’ says that after a weekend of skiing he was driving to the airport on icy roads with his wife and their two sons on Monday morning when they were ‘‘involved in a major car crash’’ in Bozeman.

The 48-year-old says a passing motorist named Zach stopped and the family was able to climb out of the flipped vehicle.

He says first responders got them to a hospital quickly, from which he says they left ‘‘banged up but alive.’’

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Fox says Baier is expected to be back on the air Tuesday night.