Elderly person critically injured in car fire

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A police officer pulled an elderly driver from a burning car on Saturday afternoon.

The incident happened around 6:35 p.m. on Charleston Boulevard and Redwood Street.

The elderly driver of the car suffered critical injuries, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

Charleston Boulevard is closed in both directions between Torrey Pines Drive and Rainbow Boulevard as authorities investigate. 

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