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Man sideswiped, seriously injured in hit-and-run at hotel valet

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A man was struck and seriously injured early Saturday while turning his car into a valet station at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel, according to the Sacramento Police Department.

About 1:45 a.m., the victim had parked his car to turn it over to the valet and was getting out of his vehicle when he was hit by a passing car on J Street, said Sgt. Bryce Heinlein, department spokesman.

“He didn’t get hit head-on, it sounds like he was sideswiped,” Heinlein said.

The man was taken to a local hospital, Heinlein said, and is expected to survive.

Police do not have a suspect or vehicle description, but will be reviewing nearby Pod cameras – special police cameras mounted above intersections – in the downtown area as part of their investigation, Heinlein said.

Alexandra Yoon-Hendricks: 916-321-1418, @ayoonhendricks