Police name cyclists killed in Bristol 'hit and run'

Two cyclists who were killed in an alleged hit-and-run were named today by Avon and Somerset Police as Ross Simons, 34, and his wife Clare Simons, 30.

The car involved had ignored a police request to stop prior to the crash.

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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.