Hit and run suspect arrested, two victims identified

Hit and run suspect arrested, two victims identified

Craig Allen

SAN JOSE — The San Jose Police Department’s Traffic Unit has announced the arrest of a double vehicular manslaughter suspect, who was found to have been responsible for the fatal collision that killed a female and male driving near Camden Avenue and Hicks Road in San Jose.

According to the San Jose Police Department, “On Saturday, February 20, 2016 at approximately 9:31 P.M., officers responded to the area of Camden Avenue and Hicks road on a report of two vehicles involved in a collision.”  Upon arrival officers located an adult female, who was pronounced deceased at the scene, while a second male victim was taken to a local hospital. He later died from his injuries due to the severity of the crash.

Both the victims’ and suspect’s vehicle were found collided in the middle of the road.

The suspect who had fled the scene was identified as 33-year-old Craig Allen.  It is suspected that after Allen had realized he had caused the collision fled the scene in order to evade police.

The victims were identified as 57-year-old Sandra Morse, and 59-year-old Christopher Durbin of Los Gatos.  After an extensive investigation of the crash, investigators charged the suspect of a double homicide.

According to the San Jose Police Department, “On August 3, 2016 at approximately 6:00 P.M., suspect Allen was arrested by the San Jose Police Department and booked into the Santa Clara County Jail.”

Anyone with information about this incident or others of great severity is asked to contact Detective Sadsad of the San Jose Police Department’s Traffic Investigation Unit at 408-277-4654.

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