Just before 4:00pm today, San Ramon Police Officers responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Windemere Parkway, near Longleaf Circle. Prior to Officers arriving at the location, witnesses reported seeing a male running from the area of the collision. When Officers arrived they found a passenger within the vehicle who had suffered significant injuries. San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District personnel arrived, requested an air ambulance, and ultimately extricated the passenger from the vehicle. The passenger, a 16 year old male from San Ramon, was transported by medical helicopter to the John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. He is currently listed in critical condition.
While the initial collision investigation was being conducted, a subject drove to the scene of the collision and admitted to being the driver of the involved vehicle. He also admitted to consuming alcohol prior to the collision. Witnesses of the collision were transported to the location of the driver and positively identified him as the driver and the individual they saw running from the location. The driver, a 16 year old male from San Ramon, began to complain of pain as a result of the collision and was transported by ambulance to the John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.
Detectives from the San Ramon Police Department authored a search warrant to obtain a sample of the driver’s blood, which was signed by the on-call Judge. While at the John Muir Medical Center, a sample of the driver’s blood was drawn by a certified phlebotomist for evidentiary purposes. The suspect was placed under arrest for a felony violation of Penal Code 23153(a), driving under the influence resulting in great bodily injury.
Members of the San Ramon Police Department Traffic Division and Central County Regional Traffic Team are at the location conducting a comprehensive collision investigation.
If you witnessed this collision, or have any information which would assist in our investigation, please contact us through our dispatch center by calling 925-973-2779.