Portland police are seeking answers after a man was airlifted to Royal Melbourne Hospital and placed in an induced coma at the weekend.
Portland police Sergeant Michael Vaughan said a 29-year-old male was found unconscious in a driveway of a property in Portland's Blackwood Court about 6.30pm Sunday.
He said the man was airlifted to Royal Melbourne Hospital and placed in an induced coma.
"The man was found unconscious and neck supports were put in place at the time," Sergeant Vaughan said.
"It was a worry at the start but his injuries no longer seem to be life-threatening or permanent.
"It is not yet known how the injuries were sustained."
Sergeant Vaughan said a resident of the property phoned emergency services.
"Hopefully we can get a bit more information from the public," he said.
"Any witnesses or members of the public with information are urged to contact the Portland police station or Crime Stoppers."
In other news, police were called to a suspicious car fire at Cashmore on Sunday.
Sergeant Vaughan said a female motorist was travelling in a Mitsubishi Pajero that broke down on Foleys Road about 11.30am.
He said the motorist left the vehicle which was later set on fire.
"It was put out by CFA and is being treated as a suspicious item," Sergeant Vaughan said
"The vehicle was totally destroyed."
Anyone with information should contact Portland police or Crime Stoppers.
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