AN elderly man was lucky to escape serious injury when the car he was driving collided with a tree near Coraki overnight.
Lismore police Inspector Bill McKenna said police were called to the Coraki Woodburn Rd after reports a car had collided with a tree.
"At about 2.15am police attended a single vehicle accident along the Coraki Woodburn Rd 100 metres west of Purves St," he said.
When police arrived they found a 67-year-old man had suffered minor injuries after his white Holden Commodore collided with a tree.
Insp McKenna said paramedics were not required to threat the man.
Police are investigating the incident and are appealing to anyone with any information to call Lismore police on 6626 0599.