Man killed in Arroyo Grande hit and run
September 15, 2016
A 68-year-old Santa Maria man was killed Thursday morning when a intoxicated driver crashed into his car which was parked on the shoulder of Highway 101, according to the CHP. The crash occurred near El Campo Road on the outskirts of Arroyo Grande.
Shortly after 2 a.m., the victim was parked in a Ford behind 32-year-old Jason Ross who was having trouble with his Volkswagen. The two men were waiting in their cars for a tow truck when William Mobley, 34, crashed into the victim’s vehicle. The victim’s Ford then smashed into the Volkswagen.
Following the crash, Mobley drove southbound on Highway 101 and then exited on Los Berros Road.
Officers arrested Mobley in Arroyo Grande and booking him into the San Luis Obispo County Jail on charges of manslaughter, hit-and-run and felony DUI. His bail is set at $100,000.
The victim’s name is not being released pending notification of his next of kin.