Three-year-old boy was hit by a tram west of Leipzig city center in front of his family on Easter Sunday. Accident occurred at the Diakonissenhaus stop on Georg-Schwarz-Straße.

The incident is being investigated for negligent homicide and interference with road traffic. The family and driver are in shock and crisis intervention team also looked after the boy's relatives. The boy died at the scene of the accident, a police spokeswoman said.