FAIRFIELD - One person is in the hospital this morning following a car fire in Fairfield.

It happened just after 1:30 a.m. on Black Rock Turnpike near Hemlock Road.

Fire officials say the car went over a metal guardrail and caught fire.

The driver was the only person in the car. He was taken to Saint Vincent's Medical Center.For more on the Fairfield care fire, click on iO Extra on Channel 612.