The man awaiting trial in the motor vehicle death of a Vancouver toddler is back before the courts for failing to comply with released conditions.
The trial is in connection with the July 6, 2021, collision of a black Ford Escape with a black McLaren sports car at the intersection of Smithe and Hornby streets.
The collision sent the SUV onto a nearby sidewalk where it hit a man carrying his 23-month-old child.
"The child died and the father was taken to hospital with life-altering injuries," the Vancouver Police Department said at the time.
Seyed Ramin Moshfeghi Zadeh was charged with one count of dangerous operation of a conveyance causing death and one count of dangerous operation of a conveyance causing bodily harm.
Police alleged Moshfeghi Zadeh was driving the Escape.
He was arrested at the time.
He is also facing two charges of breaching a release order and wilfully resisting or obstructing a police officer.
Now, in addition to the breach charge, where it is alleged he was at large in Vancouver Aug. 8 to Sept. 6, Moshfeghi Zadeh is also facing a charge of using a forged document.
Court records show the charge relates to Moshfeghi Zadeh’s alleged use of a driver's licence knowing it to be forged.
He has fired several lawyers, with Sarah Leamon now taking on his case.
Judge John Milne heard June 7 the case could take three or more days.