A 22-year old man is recovering after he was hit by a car overnight on the Crosstown Expressway, near Horne.

It was the end result of two accidents that happened minutes apart just after 3 a.m. Friday. Investigators said the northbound lanes of the Crosstown Expressway from Horne to Gollihar roads was shut down for nearly three hours.

The victim was transported to Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital and is expected to be okay. Police say the crash is still under investigation.