Man, 38, arrested after Bristol cyclist deaths

Emergency workers at the scene of the hit and run in Bristol.

A 38-year-old man has been arrested after handing himself into police following a hit and run accident in which two cyclists were killed.

A man and a woman were struck and killed before the driver of a Citroen car fled the scene in Hanham, near Bristol.

Police were called to Lower Hanham Road shortly after 3.50pm.

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