• June 22, 2022

David Yates Killed in Hit-and-run Accident on Northwest Boulevard in Calallen, TX

Calallen, TX -- June 21, 2022, David Yates was killed due to an accident where a vehicle hit Yates, then left the scene.

Investigators reported that the crash took place at around 6:30 a.m. along Northwest Boulevard outside Calallen High School.

In reports, officials said that they found 42-year-old David Yates, who was in a wheelchair, off-road in a ditch with fatal injuries. Investigators believe Yates was hit by a car which then left the scene.

Police continue to investigate the factors surrounding the accident.

Commentary on David Yates Car Accident in Calallen

David Yates Killed in Hit-and-run Accident in Calallen, TX

It's just infuriating to see someone leave another person behind like this. Those moments between the accident and police finding the victim may have been the moments that would have saved this man's life. So why did the driver flee? Do they have warrants? Do they have a suspended license? Were they drunk on their way home from a bar? Could they really just be so callous they simply didn't want the hassle? Whatever the case, keeping these details in the public eye can be crucial for getting the victim's loved ones the answers they need.

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