Police from Ballina were called to an alleged motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Byron Bay Road and Byron Street, Lennox Head, at 10.44pm on Saturday night.

Police have charged a 49-year-old Goonellabah man with High Range PCA (0.205) and possess prohibited drug.

The man’s 1991 Nissan received substantial undercarriage damage when it left the roadway after skidding a considerable distance.

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Police and Work Cover were called to a rural residence on Saturday 31st at 5pm following an accident where a 52-year-old man received possible fractures to his pelvis, wrist, ribs and lower back injuries after falling from a tree whilst removing a branch.

It appears the tree limb has collided with the ladder the male was using at the time.

He was taken to Lismore Base hospital for treatment.