Woman hit by car outside Melbourne pre-polling booth

Two women have been taken to hospital after one reversed her car into the other outside at a pre-polling booth in Melbourne‘s east.

An elderly driver was trying to park a Ford Focus sedan near the polling booth at Maroondah Sports Club on Mt Dandenong Road in Ringwood East about 1pm when she hit a pedestrian.

Witnesses rushed to help the pedestrian, a 43-year-old Ringwood woman, who has been taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in a stable condition.

Police and Ambulance Victoria attended to the crash. (Twitter/@Melbourne_says)

Her injuries are believed to be minor, according to Ambulance Victoria.

The driver, an 89-year-old Croydon woman, was taken to Maroondah Hospital in a stable condition.

Police have said she will undergo a licence review.

A man who was at the scene of the crash has told 3AW radio “it was a horrible scene”.

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