Danielle Yates 32 ID’d As The Victim Of a Fatal Pedestrian Accident
The tragic accident happened on the 101 Freeway near Cahuenga Boulevard around 2:12 a.m. on September 30th.
According to reports, a vehicle hit Yates on Thursday morning on the southbound side of the freeway.
The unidentified driver stopped and was fully cooperative at the scene.
Yates was unfortunately pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Danielle Yates.
According to statistics, there was a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.
In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.
Tips for pedestrians:
- Always be aware of your surroundings
- Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone)
- Obey traffic laws & signals
- Always use crosswalk