DETROIT (CBS Detroit) — A stranded motorist was injured after he reportedly jumped out of a car, striking a moving vehicle on Interstate 94 in Detroit, according to Michigan State Police.

MSP tweeted that troopers first encountered the man at about 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday on westbound I-94 at Moross Road. Officials say troopers checked on the man “who would not talk them or roll down his window” and just gave them “a thumbs up.”

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An hour later, at about 8:45 p.m., a woman driving westbound reported the man in the stranded car opening his door. She started to slow down and move over when she saw him “jump out” and strike her vehicle, according to MSP.

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Police say the man, who is now considered a pedestrian, had minor injuries, was alert and talking to troopers.

He was transported to a hospital for evaluation.

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