Pedestrian seriously injured in north Charlotte

A 42-year-old woman was seriously injured in the predawn hours Saturday morning when she stepped into the path of a vehicle on Sunset Road in north Charlotte, police said. The woman, identified as Allison Kimberly Carter, was taken by Medic to Carolinas Medical Center, where she was listed in critical condition. Police did not have a report on her condition Sunday. The incident was reported about 6:35 a.m. in the 5000 block of Sunset Road, about a block west of Statesville Road and near Interstate 77. Excessive speed and alcohol were not involved in the incident, police said. No charges have been filed. Steve Lyttle