Election 2022: Car ploughs into voters at pre-polling booth

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A Melbourne woman has been hospitalised after she was struck by a car outside a pre-polling both in the city's east.

The 43-year-old Ringwood woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries when she was struck outside the Maroondah Sports Club in Ringwood on Friday afternoon.

An 89-year-old woman was trying to park outside the polling station when she struck the woman, police said.

An ambulance arrives at the polling booth
A woman was struck by a car outside a pre-polling booth in Melbourne. Source: Twitter/melbourne_says

Members of the public came to the pedestrian's aid, with one witness telling 3AW it was a "horrible scene".

The woman is believed to have minor injuries and was taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital in a stable condition, an Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman said.

Police said the driver, a Croyden woman, will undergo a licence review.

She was also taken to hospital in a stable condition.

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