Zvart Khacheryan, 83, Fatally Struck by Driver
BURBANK, CA (April 3, 2019)
An 83-year-old man died on Tuesday night after he was struck by a vehicle on Burbank Boulevard.
Zvart Khacheryan was struck at about 9:25 p.m. on the 14300 block of Burbank Boulevard.
He and was transferred by paramedics to the hospital, where he later died.
The driver who hit Khacheryan stopped and cooperated with police.
No details have been revealed in regards to what exactly transpired as collision is under investigation.
Pedestrian Collision Investigation
In most instances, pedestrians possess the right-of-way when crossing an intersection or a street regardless if they are in a marked crosswalk. It is always a driver’s duty to yield to any pedestrian or bicyclist, however, pedestrians must take extra caution and never assume that a motorist will stop. Authorities will continue to look further into this incident as it is likely that at least some liability will be assigned to the driver.
Considering that liability seems to have already been determined, the family of Zvart Khacheryan will be entitled to a wrongful death claim if they wish to file a lawsuit. Family members of wrongful death victims are entitled to compensation for funeral expenses, pain and suffering, and loss of companionship.
Wrongful Death Accident Lawyer
If you have lost a loved one as a result of an auto accident caused by another motorist and are looking for guidance, contact Bond & Taylor Law Firm for legal help today at 833-266-3534.