A 71-year-old woman was seriously injured Thursday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle in northeast Charlotte, authorities said.
The incident happened about 12:30 p.m. in the 3000 block of Milton Road, near North Sharon Amity Road.
A spokeswoman for Medic said the victim was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with injuries that were described as life-threatening.
Police said the woman, whose name has not yet been released, was not in a crosswalk when she was struck by the car. She was apparently walking to a nearby drug store.
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The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, police said.
Charlotte firefighters said people driving in the area should expect delays as police investigate.