A man went to Lee Memorial Hospital after a car hit him yesterday in Port Charlotte.

The highway patrol reports it happened at Hinton Street near Laverne Avenue.

It solely describes this man as one between his late 40s and early 50s.

The patrol says the car hit him as it drove south on Hinton.

The collision briefly closed the area of Hinton and Laverne, as well as Tappan Zee Drive.