AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) — The Aurora Police Department is investigating a single-car crash that involved a female driver and a young child Tuesday morning.

The crash happened around 1:15 a.m. on South Quentin Way and East Iliff Avenue near the Heather Ridge neighborhood.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a 26-year-old woman and a young child inside the car. Both were immediately taken to a local hospital. Police said the female driver was pronounced dead because of the injuries she received during the crash.

APD said the status of the child is unknown at this time, but they are expected to survive.

Traffic was diverted eastbound on Iliff from Peoria Street to Revere Street during the investigation.

Police said an early investigation showed that the driver was believed to be speeding when they lost control and crashed into a median and tree.