San Luis Obispo collision victim identified

November 18, 2014

CHP@The California Highway Patrol has identified an 86-year-old Los Osos man who died in a head-on collision Monday in San Luis Obispo as James Grant Snider.

Shortly after 2 p.m., Jane Ann Upton, 52, of San Luis Obispo was driving her Toyota Prius north on Foothill Boulevard near O’Connor Way when she veered into the other lane. Upton then collided with an SUV driven by James Grant Snider, who died from his injuries.

Emergency personnel transported Upton to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center where she is being treated for major injuries. Officers arrested Upton on suspicion of driving under the influence and manslaughter.