A man in the hospital this morning after being hit along I-37 by a drunk driver.

The victim showed up to the I-37 Clarkwood intersection at 12:30 this morning to help out a friend who was having car problems. As he was out on the road way helping with the car repair, a drunk driver came along and clipped him with his car, that driver continued on down the road. The suspect couldn't outrun the police as they caught up to him in Calallen. Police say that driver was charged with intoxication assault and failing to render aid. The victim remains in the hospital as he's been treated for a broken leg.