'Hit and run' suspect quizzed

Officers have been granted more time to question a 38-year-old man on suspicion of killing a married couple in an alleged hit-and-run in Bristol. The couple, who were on a tandem bike, have been named as Ross Simons, 34, and his wife Clare, 30.

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Britsol residents shock over cyclists killed in street

Emergency workers at the scene of the hit and run in Bristol. Credit: ITV News

Residents of the predominately residential street in Hanham, Bristol, where two cyclists died this afternoon have spoken of their shock at the hit-and-run.

Beauty therapist Andrea Swerley, 28, lives next to the police cordon: "We got home and saw a helicopter in the air overhead and looking up the road, which they were just closing, we could see lots of police. It's just a shock, nothing like this has happened here before."

Landlord of The Queens Head, Patrick Murphy, added: "It's just not nice that this has happened around here."

A 38-year-old man has been arrested after handing himself into police.

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