SCARBOROUGH — Scarborough police are asking the public for their help in locating the operator of a light grey sedan, which was involved in a hit and run accident that took place this morning on Payne Road.

Police said Amy Thomas of Falmouth had pulled over near a farmstand called Flaherty’s Farm and was outside her vehicle checking for a possible mechanical problem when the driver of the sedan hit her.

Thomas, who suffered bruises and swelling, was taken to a local hospital where she was treated and released.

The driver of the grey sedan, who police identified as a a woman, did not stop and was last seen heading toward the Dunstan Corner intersection.

The accident took place around 8 a.m. Anyone with information about the driver of the sedan is being asked to contact Scarborough police at 883-6361.