Patient hospitalized after being hit by car near MedStar Washington Hospital

Patient hospitalized at MedStar Washington, D.C. after being struck by a car on Interstate 395 was taken to a local hospital, officials said.

The patient was treated at the hospital and released.

The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m.

Thursday near the MedStar hospital in the 1000 block of Washington Avenue NW.

The driver of the car that hit the patient was not identified, but police said the driver is in custody and cooperating with authorities.

Police said the vehicle was traveling northbound when it struck the pedestrian.

Police said the pedestrian was taken by ambulance to a hospital.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call investigators at 202-727-9099 or Crime Stoppers at 202/7463.