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Arrest Made in Fatal Hit-And-Run on Bollinger Canyon Road

A 72-year-old woman died after she was hit by a Ford Explorer around 7 p.m. Sunday night. A San Ramon resident has been arrested in connection to the incident.

A San Ramon man was arrested in a hit-and-run that killed a 72-year-old woman Sunday night at Bollinger Canyon Road and Canyon Lakes Drive, San Ramon police said.

The pedestrian was struck by a red Ford Explorer that left the scene at about 7 p.m. She was flown via helicopter to John Muir Medical Center but died of her injuries around 10 p.m.

Justin Stubblefield, 31, of San Ramon was arrested shortly after the incident. Witnesses to the collision described Stubblefield's vehicle, and it was quickly located by San Ramon police.

Stubblefield was arrested on charges of hit-and-run resulting in a death, vehicular manslaughter and a probation violation. Stubblefield also had a suspended license and was wanted on a warrant for burglary.

Residents in the area told Patch Bollinger Canyon Road was closed for about five hours after the accident.

Less than a month ago, a fatal hit-and-run took place just outside of San Ramon in Dublin. In that case, and.

In March, a at the intersection of Bollinger Canyon Road and Interstate 680. He is recovering.

If you know of a road or intersection in the area that is particularly dangerous, you can add it to the map with this article by clicking the blue "add" button at the top right of the map. The map covers dangerous intersections in the general San Ramon and Danville area.

If you have any information about Sunday night's accident, San Ramon police asks you to contact them at 925-973-2700.

 

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Punxnotdead June 14, 2012 at 01:45 AM
Recent studies have proven that red light cameras and the hefty fines that go with them DO NOT reduce accidents at busy/dangerous intersections. Let's be honest and admit they are not there for safety...what those cameras do is generate cash for the city. If you want to get drivers to think before running a light, especially in an area like San Ramon, where everybody and their spoiled teenager has a BMW, sentence them to giving time to public service. To the snobby, getting seen on 680 picking up trash would be a far better deterrent than paying a fine. Speed bumps would be a better investment in safety as well.
Punxnotdead June 14, 2012 at 01:46 AM
Well said.
Dublin Mom June 15, 2012 at 12:13 AM
72 years. Think about what this person faced in 72 years: WW2, Korea, Vietnam, the Cold War, the Bay of Pigs, DDT, the evolution of the television, transportation, the news, entertainment...love, family, children, contributions to society...all to be ended by a Ford Explorer driven by a man with a suspended license. What a waste. God Bless her family and loved ones.
michelle a murdoch June 15, 2012 at 01:58 AM
i like the idea of speed bumps! however, i attempted to get speed bumps on my street (which is not nearly as driven or dangerous as this intersection) and the city has to come out and survey the area and do a study, etc. . . AND i honestly think it would cause add'l traffic problems in an already congested area. there must be another area similar to this w/ the same scenario (not necessarily in san ramon) that we might be able to gain other ideas from (?) . . in any event, too many instances where "accidents" keep happening. . . fatal hit and runs, etc. . . i have faith in san ramon and the residences, so hopefully we will find something that will save lives and work for the drivers. . .
shari June 16, 2012 at 09:58 PM
I like the idea of speed bumps, too.

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