UPDATE: Child killed in Bedford crash

At around 2:30pm this afternoon, Bedford Fire/EMS and Police along with Euless Fire/EMS and Police responded to the northbound lanes of Highway 121 near Cheek-Sparger Road for a major accident.

Emergency responders arrived to find a pickup truck had rear-ended a passenger vehicle at high speeds.

A 2-year-old girl inside the passenger vehicle was transported by paramedics to Baylor Grapevine hospital, but pronounced deceased a short time later.

One of the drivers was arrested at the scene, but police have not stated a charge.

All northbound lanes of 121 were closed for hours this afternoon while Bedford police investigated the crash. The lanes have since been reopened.

We will provide updates when released by Bedford PD.