ITHACA, N.Y. — A person was seriously injured Thursday evening after being struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Ithaca Shopping Plaza on Elmira Road, police said.

Officials were called to the scene around 5:35 p.m. Thursday evening.  Police have not released a cause of the crash, but they are in contact with the driver and still investigating.

The pedestrian was transported to a regional trauma center.

The Ithaca Police Department was assisted by the Bangs Ambulance and the Ithaca Fire Department at the scene.

This story will be updated with more information as it becomes available. 

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