Johannesburg - A toddler, her mother and grandmother have been killed in a head-on collision on the R559 near Carletonville, Gauteng paramedics said.

The cause of the accident, which happened on Friday evening, was unclear, ER24 spokeswoman Luyanda Majija said.

Another man, a teenager and a five-year-old child who were travelling in the same car suffered moderate injuries.

“The driver of the second vehicle, a 53-year-old female, was critically injured in the collision having sustained suspected head and neck trauma.” - Sapa