Hemet Crash Kills Irma Higgins

February 17, 2023

90-Year-Old Woman ID’d in Fatal Hemet Collision 

An elderly woman, ID’d as Irma Higgins, died in a multi-vehicle collision in Hemet on Wednesday, February 15th.

Per reports, Higgins was riding in a Chevrolet Spark driven by her daughter. Her daughter allegedly pulled into the path of a pickup truck on Ramona Expressway.

This caused the pickup truck to push the Chevy into a minivan that was turning onto Lincoln Avenue. 

Irma Higgins & her daughter both had to be extricated from the vehicle. Paramedics rushed Higgins to Riverside University Medical Center where she unfortunately died.

Additionally, the daughter was airlifted to a trauma center with severe injuries. She remains in critical condition. 

The driver of the truck along with two children, ages 6 & 8, suffered minor injuries and were sent to a hospital for evaluation. 

An active investigation remains underway.

Posted by


Recent Posts
May 14, 2024
Multi-Vehicle Collision Leaves One Injured on Highway 101
May 14, 2024
Sacramento Head-On Accident Results in Two Fatalities