The scene of Avoca St crash.
The scene of Avoca St crash.

UPDATE: Dog suffers broken leg as police investigate crash

UPDATE: Police have confirmed a 20-year-old man was the driver of a car that was heading south on Avoca St where he veered to the left of the road, clipping a dog and forcing the dog and its owner up against a fence. 

The vehicle has then hit a barricade near the drain at Payne St before crossing the two lanes of traffic on Avoca St and finishing in the park.

The male driver was transported to Bundaberg Hospital for treatment.

His car seized by police for mechanical inspection.

The pedestrian did not suffer injuries, however, police believe the dog suffered a broken leg.

Police are investigating a dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

EARLIER: Police are investigating a morning traffic crash where a man and his dog were hit by a car. 

A Bundaberg police spokeswoman said the crash involved a grey Land Rover Discovery.

The vehicle was travelling along Avoca St when it hit a man walking his dog, before hitting fencing and taking out a fence paling then crashing into the nearby park area. 

It is believed the car clipped the man, but hit his dog.

The incident is believed to have happened before 8am. 

Scenes of Crime officers were on scene searching the vehicle and police have confirmed they are investigating the possible dangerous use of a motor vehicle. 

Police at the scene said the driver of the car had been taken to hospital with the dog taken to the vet. 

A police spokeswoman said the dog was not in good shape. 

Police, fire and ambulance crews attended the scene.