Arvien Atakhanian Arrested after Fatal Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash on Sunland Boulevard [Los Angeles, CA]

Arvien Atakhanian Arrested after Fatal Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash on Sunland Boulevard [Los Angeles, CA]

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Arvien Atakhanian Arrested after Fatal Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash on Sunland Boulevard [Los Angeles, CA]

Man Pronounced Dead after Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Collision near Teazle Canyon Road

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 27, 2023) – Tuesday, one man was killed and Arvien Atakhanian was arrested after a hit-and-run pedestrian crash.

Authorities responded to the scene around 10:20 p.m., at the 10000 block of Sunland Boulevard near Teazle Canyon Road. 

Per reports, the driver of a southbound grey 2023 Tesla Model 3 struck a pedestrian crossing the road just west of Sunland Way. Paramedics arrived and transported the male victim to a nearby hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.

Meanwhile, officers located and arrested the driver, 28-year-old Atakhanian, of Glendale. The LAPD booked Atakhanian for suspicion of felony hit-and-run and he is currently being held without bail. 

Police have not yet released the identity of the deceased victim. At this time, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway.


In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased man. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, we understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and we are here to help. Our wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let us help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call us today at 1-800-900-0000 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.


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