HOUSTON – Police say a man died trying to cross the freeway on foot, and was he was hit by multiple cars.

According to the Houston Police Department, it happened just before midnight late Wednesday on the outbound lanes of the Southwest Freeway between Bellaire and Hillcroft.

Investigators said not every driver stopped, but the last one did.

Police don't believe that driver had been drinking.

Crews said the lanes should be clear before the Thursday morning rush hour.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 713-884-3131 and speak with a vehicle crimes investigator.