A man was hospitalized after he was struck by a car early Monday morning on the Northeast Side.

The accident happened around 12:30 a.m. at Nacodgoches and O'Connor roads.

Police say the man was jaywalking when he stepped in front of a car in the turn lane. The driver of that car struck the man and then drove off.

The victim was able to walk to a nearby Carl's Jr. restaurant to call for help.

He could not give police much information about the suspect vehicle that hit him except that it was a maroon car.

The pedestrian was taken to Northeast Methodist Hospital with minor injuries.