San Ramon: Teen remains hospitalized after being struck by car

Police release additional details about Saturday night crash; cause still under investigation

A 15-year-old boy who was hit by a car while crossing Bollinger Canyon Road on Saturday night in the Dougherty Valley remains hospitalized in critical condition, a San Ramon police spokesman said Monday afternoon.

Releasing new details about the incident, Lt. Denton Carlson said the teenager was apparently skateboarding south in the crosswalk at the Bollinger Canyon intersection with Blueheart Way, between Dougherty Valley High and Gale Ranch Middle schools, around 7:45 p.m. Saturday when the crash occurred.

The vehicle was traveling westbound on Bollinger Canyon Road when it struck the pedestrian, Carlson said. The cause of the crash has not been determined, and the adult driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators, the lieutenant said.

The boy suffered significant injuries and was transported by ambulance by San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District personnel to the Toyota regional office site at Bishop Ranch, where he was then airlifted to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Oakland, according to Carlson.

The teen, whose name was not identified, was still under medical care at the Oakland hospital in critical condition as of 2:30 p.m. Monday, the lieutenant said.

The collision remains under investigation by the San Ramon Police Department's Traffic Division.

Carlson confirmed no citation has been issued to anyone related to the incident. He declined to release the driver's name or additional identifying information "because, as of now, there is no indication of any type of criminal activity."

The department asks potential witnesses or anyone with information about the incident to contact the primary investigator, Officer John Cranford, at 973-2758 or via email at

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4 people like this
Posted by KF
a resident of San Ramon
on Dec 20, 2016 at 6:58 am

Prayers for this youngster and his family. Stay safe out there. Speedy & full recovery.

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