Two Women Killed in Highway 330 Collision
Two vehicles collided on Monday afternoon, resulting in the death of two women in Highland, CA.
CHP reported that the collision occurred at 1:16 p.m. on January 24th on Highway 330.
A small hatchback and white sedan crashed within the northbound lanes under unclear circumstances, causing one to crash into an embankment.
One person also became trapped inside a vehicle and multiple parties involved required medical treatment.
Sadly, 38-year-old Andrea Lynn Hilscher was pronounced dead at the scene.
Jessica Baltierra, 26, who was one of the drivers, sustained major injuries and was rushed to Loma Linda Medical Center. She sadly died later at 8:30 p.m.
Tow trucks were also needed to remove both vehicles from the scene and authorities issued a SigAlert due to the crash.
The crash remains under investigation to determine fault.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Andrea Lynn Hilscher and Jessica Baltierra.
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
In the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107.
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