A four-year-old girl and a woman, aged 25, burnt to death following a horrific collision over the weekend on the N1 just outside Makhado, Limpopo police said.
"It is alleged that two motor vehicles, which were going [in] opposite directions, have collided head-on," Lt. Col. Moatshe Ngoepe said in a statement about the crash which occurred on Saturday night.
The toddler and women who died were travelling together in a Corsa Bakkie.
The other vehicle - A four-wheel drive SUV - also caught fire.
The driver, a 34-year-old man, survived with serious burns and is recovering in hospital.
Police have opened a case of culpable homicide. The cause of the accident is not yet known.