Crash Investigators are at the scene of a single-vehicle crash in which a man died near Mullumbimby this morning.

Police and emergency services were called to Main Arm Road, at Upper Main Arm, about 3am after a vehicle left the road and rolled over an embankment.

Four people travelling in the vehicle at the time escaped with minor injuries despite the vehicle being extensively damaged.

Police have been told the driver, believed to be a 29-year-old man, climbed back into the vehicle to retrieve some property.

The vehicle then caught alight and the man was trapped inside and died at the scene.

Crash Investigation Unit (CIU) and Forensic Service Group (FSG) officers are examining the scene.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.