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Woman injured after car drifts off Hwy 168, rolls down embankment in Fresno County – Fresno, California

Fresno, California 2021-12-03 14:42:56 –

Fresno County, CA (KFSN)-A woman was hospitalized Friday morning after authorities said a car crashed from highway 168 in the mountains of Fresno County.

It happened before 9am on a four-lane section of the highway.

The California Highway Patrol says the woman was heading east when she left the road for an unknown reason.

Her car fell 200 to 250 feet from the embankment and ignited. The victim was kicked out of the car.

First responders were able to extinguish the fire and help bring the female back to the hill.

She was seriously injured and was airlifted to a local hospital. Authorities say she was conscious and breathing.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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