33-Year-Old Drunk Driver Dies after Police Pursuit on 110 Freeway

PASADENA, CA (June 22, 2023) – Early Sunday morning, Jesse Ramirez was pronounced dead following a deadly DUI pursuit crash.

On June 18th, just before 12:10 a.m., officers received a report about a drunk driver heading northbound on the 110 Freeway.

Furthermore, 33-year-old Ramirez was identified as the driver and he was approaching Fair Oaks Avenue. Police said that Ramirez had no lights on and was driving recklessly.

Consequently, the police started a pursuit when the 2012 Kia Rio, driven by Ramirez, failed to stop and sped away.

As a result, he slammed into a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta and a 2012 Toyota Camry that was stopped at a red light at the intersection of Arroyo Parkway and Glenarm Street.

Meanwhile, the driver and passenger of the Volkswagen suffered moderate to major injuries. The driver and the male passenger of the Camry both suffered moderate wounds.

Following the events, Ramirez was not wearing a seatbelt at that time. He died at the scene.

Also, the police stated that alcohol or drugs were suspected as the factor of the incident. An active investigation is still ongoing.

Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Jesse Ramirez. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

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