DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A man was hospitalized early Monday morning after being hit by a vehicle on LBJ Freeway in Dallas.

The crash happened just before 4 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of the freeway near Abrams Road.

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Police said the victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

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According to police, the victim was involved in a crash with a vehicle when he got out of his vehicle to check on the damage. Police said while he was standing outside, another oncoming vehicle hit him.

Police said the driver who hit the victim stayed at the scene.

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The eastbound lanes in the area were shut down for hours as police investigated.