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'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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Resident: Hit and run road 'like a racetrack'

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

A woman who lives on Bristol's lower Hanham Road, where the scene of today's fatal collision took place, compared the road to a racetrack.

"It is a bit of a racetrack down here and there have been several accidents over the years," Margaret Leonard, 62, told thisisBristol. "This is a real tragedy and it has shocked the whole village."

Another resident, who would only give his name as James, said: "It is a busy road and something should be done to slow people down."

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