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HOUSTON -- Police said a man sweeping outside a Rice Village restaurant was struck by a passing vehicle early Wednesday morning.

According to the Houston Police Department, the incident happened around 1:45 a.m. on Morningside Drive south of Times Boulevard.

Police said the eldely manwas sweeping along the curb when a pickup truck, which was leaving a parking spot nearby, somehow hit the man. The worker fell to the ground and injured his hip. He was sent to the hospital in stable condition.

Police said the driver stayed at the scene, and chargeswere unlikely to be filed.

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