Man dies chasing his dog across road

ONE man is dead and a woman seriously injured following a multi-vehicle accident on the Pacific Highway near Karuah this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene at about 5am after a white sedan left the road and rolled.

The male sedan driver, aged in his 20s, escaped the crash and chased his dog across the road.

He was then struck by a southbound van and died at the scene.

The male van driver was taken to hospital suffering shock.

The dog was taken to a nearby vet for treatment.

A southbound utility then collided with the vehicle that had stopped to offer assistance.

The female driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Crash investigators remain at the scene.

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