Jahanyar Nowshiravani Hit and Killed by Car in Porter Ranch
PORTER RANCH, Los Angeles (January 3, 2017) – 61-year-old Jahanyar “John” Nowshiravani was fatally struck by a vehicle on Reseda Boulevard, according to the Daily News.
The incident happened on December 30, Saturday, at approximately 6:40 p.m.
Investigators learned that Nowshiravani was crossing from the east to the west side of the boulevard when he was struck by a passing 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air heading south on Reseda.
When medical personnel arrived at the location north of Asuncion Street, they found Nowshiravani unconscious. The man was then pronounced deceased at the scene due to blunt force injuries, officials said.
Meanwhile, authorities mentioned that Nowshiravani was possibly not in a crosswalk at the time of the incident. Further investigation is still ongoing to determine respective liabilities in the incident.
Any witnesses who may have seen this collision are urged to call Valley Traffic Division detectives at 818-644-8000.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Mr. Jahanyar Nowshiravani as they search for peace and comfort.
Los Angeles Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, it remains unclear if the involved driver will be held liable for the death of Mr. Jahanyar Nowshiravani. California has several right of way laws that apply to the pedestrians. These laws include the obligation of the drivers to yield the right of way to pedestrians crossing in a marked crosswalk, or unmarked crosswalks at intersections.
For legal assistance with your pedestrian accident case, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group. Give us a call at 800-235-6801 and speak with our experienced Los Angeles wrongful death lawyers for a free evaluation.
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