A man is in the hospital after being run down while trying to cross I-35 on foot.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. Saturday on I-35 south near N. New Braunfels.

According to police, the man crossed the highway and jumped the center median into the southbound lanes.

They say a car swerved to miss the man, but a van then could not avoid hitting the victim.

EMS transported the man to SAMMC with several injuries including a compact fracture in his leg.

Police believe the victim was intoxicated.