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A Lubbock man is recovering at a local hospital after he claims he was hit by a car Thursday night, Mar. 5.

The victim, who has not been identified, told police that he was hit by a car at around midnight near the Honeycomb Apartments at 1612 Avenue Y.

However, police weren’t called until 11 hours after the accident at 11:30 a.m. by the victim’s neighbor. It’s unclear if the neighbor was the one who discovered the victim was injured.

Police are still investigating the incident as a hit and run. The victim is currently recovering at the University Medical Center after suffering moderate injuries.