A man is fighting for life after an early morning crash at Valla.
The vehicle was travelling along Valla Rd, near Sullivans Road when it appears to have hit the tree that was across the road.
When emergency services arrived, the male driver was trapped in the vehicle, the tree making it difficult to free the man.
Fire and Rescue NSW crews removed the side of the car to release the patient before he was taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital.
According to NBN News it is understood the man is a local in his 40's who suffered face and head injuries.
RFS crews, along with Council and a tree lopping service were are the scene removing the tree.
Police are investigating the crash, with council assisting to find out when the tree had fallen over the road.
It is believed that one motorist had reported the tree to Council and had taken a photo earlier in the morning, prior to the crash.