CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A man who stopped to help after an accident along the Brookshire Freeway Thursday morning in in the hospital after he was hit by a passing car.

Two vehicles were involved in an accident along the outer loop of the Brookshire Freeway at College Street. A third vehicle stopped on the side of the road to offer assistance. When the driver got out of his vehicle, he was hit by a passing car.

The man was injured along with one other person involved in the initial accident.