CAL FIRE Fresno County firefighters responded to the area of Buckeye Heliport along the highway just before 5:30 p.m.
Crews were able to douse the flames and rescue the driver. The victim was airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center with major injuries.
#BuckeyeIncident Firefighters are on scene of a vehicle over the side on HWY 168 & Buckeye Heliport, near the top of the 4-lane. One patient injured - needing rescue with vehicle on fire. Fresno County Fire Rescue Team responding. pic.twitter.com/mWX6I9e8CJ— CALFIRE/FresnoCoFire (@FresnoCoFire) November 20, 2019
The cause of the crash is under investigation, but CHP officers believe the driver may have had trouble with the brakes.
This is a developing story.