POLICE have charged a 23-year-old man following an incident at Urangan on Friday night.
About 10pm police were called to a residence in Boat Harbour Drive following reports of a serious assault.
It will be alleged the man engaged in a physical fight with another 23-year-old man and that the dispute has escalated with both men using weapons.
As a result the victim has suffered injuries to his hand and chest and was transported to Hervey Bay Hospital.
The men were known to each other.
The 23-year-old man was charged with one count each of grevious bodily harm, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and of driving whilst disqualified.
The man was due to appear in Hervey Bay Magistrates Court on Saturday.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours a day.