James Ramirez Hit-and-run Pedestrian Accident Pico Boulevard, Westmoreland Avenue

 James Ramirez Hit-and-run Pedestrian Accident Pico Boulevard, Westmoreland Avenue

Man, 20, Critically Injured in Hit-and-run Crash in Pico-Union Area of LA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Jan. 5, 2024) — James Ramirez, 20, remains hospitalized after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Pico Boulevard in the Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles.

The major injury crash occurred at around 6 p.m. on Dec. 29th near Westmoreland Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department and KTLA.

The collision was caught on surveillance video. The 20-year-old man was crossing the street and on his way to meet up with his friends when a driver in a dark-colored vehicle struck him. The motorist continued driving without stopping to help the young man as he lay injured in the roadway.

Paramedics responded and rushed James Ramirez to a hospital where he underwent brain surgery and is listed in serious condition.

The victim’s mother created a Gofundme account to raise money for his medical costs.

Meanwhile, police continue to search for the suspect’s vehicle which is described as possibly, a four-door Dodge Charger sedan.


Johnson Attorneys Group hopes this news information is timely and helpful, but our law firm does not represent any of the parties mentioned above . Additionally, if you would like to contribute any information, add a GoFundMe page or have legal questions, please call 1-(855) 703-4186 as soon as possible. Our personal injury law firm is a proud, longtime supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

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