Two Dead after Fatal Wrong-Way Collision near Highland Avenue

HIGHLAND, CA (February 1, 2022) – A head-on crash on Highway 330 killed Andrea Lynn Hilscher and Jessica Baltierra Monday afternoon.

According to authorities, the collision occurred in the northbound lanes of the highway around 1:15 p.m., near Highland Avenue.

California Highway Patrol officers claimed that the driver of a southbound 2013 Blue Hyundai Accent veered into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a northbound 2009 Green Toyota Prius.

Consequently, the Toyota driver lost control and slid down the right shoulder embankment.

The coroner’s office later identified both drivers, 38-year-old Hilscher, of Arrowbear and 26-year-old Baltierra of San Bernardino, dead at the scene.

At this time, Highland Officials are still working to identify further circumstances surrounding the deadly wrong-way collision.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Andrea Lynn Hilscher and Jessica Baltierra.


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