HOUSTON- A man is in critical condition after being struck by a car when trying to cross the highway early Sunday morning.

According to authorities, the accident occurred around 1:00 a.m. on Texas State Highway 249 at Fallbrook Drive. Deputies said a female driver didn't see the man until the last minute. She slammed on her brakes before hitting him.

There are no street lights along the section where the accident took place, and the man was wearing dark clothing.

Police said the man is in the hospital and in critical condition. No charges are expected for the driver of the vehicle.