A mother, father and their four-year-old daughter died in a gruesome accident on the Hartebeeshoek road in Hartbeespoort on Wednesday night.
The family from Majakaneng near Brits and another passenger were driving in a silver Audi when it collided head-on with a grey Volkswagen Tiguan at 20:30 on Wednesday night. They died on impact.
Necsa Emergency services and the Hartbeespoort Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) transported the passenger and the driver of the Volkswagen Tiguan to hospitals.
The Hartbeespoort police are investigating a culpable homicide case. The identities of the deceased and injured people have not yet been revealed.