Police are investigating after a man died in a collision in Vancouver's Dunbar neighbourhood Monday afternoon.

Witnesses told police they'd seen the westbound vehicle drive through Crown Street and into a wooded area at the end of West King Edward Avenue.

Few details have been provided on the incident which occurred shortly before 3 p.m., but officers said the lone occupant of the car died at the scene.

They do not believe another vehicle was involved. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.