A 26-year old man was hit as he crossed Timpson Place in the Longwood section just after 1:00 a.m.
Authorities said the 21-year-old driver of the 2003 Honda Civic was taken into custody.
Police are investigating whether he deliberately ran over the victim.
The name of the victim has not been released.
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