CHP officials say the driver of a Camry was going over 100 mph westbound on Highway 180 and rear-ended another vehicle near the interchange with Highway 168.
They say the driver is confirmed to have been driving under the influence.
UPDATE: CHP officials say the driver of a Camery was going over 100mph, rear ended another vehicle that became disabled causing a chain reaction. The Camery kept going west out of control stopping in an embankment where it caught fire. Driver suffered major injuries.... cont https://t.co/efpuhnoo6U— Gilbert Magallon (@GilbertABC30) March 29, 2020
The vehicle became disabled in the roadway, sparking a chain reaction crash involving a total of seven vehicles.
The Camry kept moving west, out of control, finally stopping in an embankment where it caught fire.
Another person in another car was also hurt, not major injuries. 180 West expected to OPEN IN THE NEXT 20-30 min. @ABC30— Gilbert Magallon (@GilbertABC30) March 29, 2020
The driver of the Camry suffered major head injuries and has been taken to Community Regional Medical Center. Another person in another car was also hurt but with no major injuries. That person was also taken to a Selma hospital.
Officers say the Camry's driver will be booked into the Fresno County Jail when they are released from the hospital.