Two women rush to hospital after a car rammed into pedestrians outside the pre-vote stand in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs

Two people are being treated in hospital after a car hit a group of people gathered outside a busy pre-voting booth in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

Two women are being treated in hospital after a car hit a group gathered at a pre-vote booth in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

An 89-year-old woman was trying to park her vehicle at Maroondah Sports Club in Ringwood East just after 1.00pm when she accidentally sped away – hitting a 43-year-old woman in the process.

Ambulance Victoria said paramedics were called to the scene and confirmed the women had been taken to hospital and were both in stable condition.

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“A woman in her 40s was taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital in stable condition with what are believed to be minor injuries,” they said in a statement.

“A woman in her 80s was taken to Maroondah Hospital. She is believed to be in stable condition.”

Victoria Police confirmed witnessing the incident and said members of the public rushed to help the 43-year-old woman.

‘The driver of a Ford Focus sedan is believed to have been attempting to park his car near a polling station at a sports complex on Mt Dandenong Road when he struck the pedestrian at around 1 p.m.,’ a doorman said. police say in a statement.

“Members of the public came to the aid of Ringwood’s 43-year-old woman before she was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

“The driver and sole occupant of the car, an 89-year-old woman from Croydon, has been taken to hospital for observation and is expected to undergo a licensing examination.”

According to the police, the driver of the vehicle will undergo a license test.