Vatkes Nalbandian Fatal Van Nuys Crash Victory Boulevard, Columbus Ave

 Vatkes Nalbandian Fatal Van Nuys Crash Victory Boulevard and Columbus Avenue

Man, 64, Killed in Crash at Van Nuys Intersection

VAN NUYS, Calif. (Aug. 7, 2023) – Vatkes Nalbandian, 64, died in a fatal crash with a wrong-way driver at Victory Boulevard and Columbus Avenue in Van Nuys.

The traffic accident occurred at around 10:55 p.m. on Sunday, August 6th, according to the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center.

The two-vehicle collision occurred after a driver traveling in the wrong direction collided with the victim’s vehicle.

Fatal Crash Victory Boulevard in Van Nuys

Authorities reported the wrong-way driver was a 24-year-old man who was traveling eastbound on Victory Boulevard.

The vehicle crossed over into westbound traffic lanes and hit a vehicle driven by Vatkes Nalbandian. The older man suffered major injuries and died at the scene.

Also, the alleged wrong-way driver and his female passenger were transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries including a broken leg the woman suffered, according to KTLA News.

The suspect presumed to be the wrong-way driver was arrested for an alleged DUI.

The case remains under investigation.

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