Madera County crash kills child, 6, on Highway 99

April 2, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A six-year-old child died following a crash on Highway 99 in Madera County.

It happened around four o'clock Tuesday afternoon in the southbound lanes near Avenue 12.

According to the CHP, several vehicles were passing a tractor trailer. That's when the driver of a Chevy Aveo swerved and lost control.

Investigators say the child died at the scene. The child's mother and a teenager were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.