A man was taken to hospital this evening after a vehicle in which he was travelling crashed and flipped over in St Andrew.

Eye witness reports are the man was travelling along Munroe Road, in the vicinity of the US Embassy, when a dog ran into the street.

In an attempt to avoid hitting the animal, the driver swerved. The car reportedly ran into a pole before flipping.

People on the scene reportedly helped the man from the overturned vehicle and called the police.

The man was subsequently taken to hospital.

The police are on the scene redirecting traffic.