Man charged with attempted murder after Morwell stabbing

A man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in Morwell on Thursday night.

Detectives said the victim, a 55-year-old Traralgon man, sustained serious injuries to his upper body during the incident on Rowell Street and was flown to the Royal Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

A 49-year-old Morwell man was arrested by police at the scene and later faced court, where he was charged and remanded in custody.

He is expected to face Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court later this year.

Motorcyclist, pedestrian airlifted from Newborough

A motorcyclist and two pedestrians were taken to hospital following a collision on Monash Road, Newborough in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police said the rider, who was not wearing protective clothing, collided with the two pedestrians near Leith Street just after midnight.

The motorcyclist, a 25-year-old Newborough man, was flown to the Royal Melbourne Hospital with non-life threatening injuries in a serious but stable condition.

A pedestrian, a 24-year-old Traralgon man was flown to The Alfred hospital in a similar condition while a second pedestrian aged in his mid-40s was treated at Latrobe Regional Hospital for a suspected fractured leg.

Police are investigating the cause of the incident and believe the parties were known to each other.