A 46-year-old woman was injured Friday morning when she was hit by a car while crossing Route 1 in Scarborough.

Scarborough police said the woman was hit by a 2005 Pontiac sedan driven by Dorothea Orlando, 51, of Cumberland. Orlando was traveling north near the intersection of Route 1 and Hannaford Drive.

The injured woman was taken to Maine Medical Center in Portland for treatment of injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening, according to police. Her name is being withheld while her family is notified.

Police said Orlando has not been charged in connection with the accident, which is under investigation.

The intersection is at the entrance to Oak Hill Shopping Plaza. Traffic in the area was slowed by the presence of emergency vehicles.

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