Louise Cox, from Oldland Common, is accused of perverting the course of justice and appeared before North Avon Magistrates.
A woman has appeared in court charged over with the deaths of a couple who were knocked off their tandem bicycle near Bristol.
Ross and Clare Simons were killed in the alleged hit and run in Hanham in Jan.
Louise Cox from Oldland Common is accused of perverting the course of justice.
A woman is due in court, charged in connection with the deaths of a couple who were knocked off their tandem bike near Bristol.
Ross and Clare Simons were killed in the alleged hit and run in Hanham in January.
Louise Cox from Oldland Common is accused of perverting the course of justice and will appear before North Avon Magistrates later.
Nicholas Lovell has already been charged with causing death by dangerous driving.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has authorised Avon and Somerset Police to charge Louise Cox, 35, from Oldland Common, South Gloucestershire, with perverting the course of justice in connection with the deaths of Ross and Clare Simons following an incident in Hanham last month.
– Allie Longhorn, CPS Senior Crown Prosecutor
We have worked closely with Avon and Somerset police since this tragic incident. Following their extensive investigation I have now decided that there is sufficient evidence to charge Louise Cox with perverting the course of justice.
Ms Cox gave the police a false account at the scene of who was driving the vehicle at the time of the collision.
38-year-old Nicky Lovell was charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving on 29 January.
He was also charged with driving while disqualified; driving without third party insurance; and driving a vehicle and failing to stop after a road accident.
Ross and Clare Simons died at the scene after their tandem bicycle was in a collision with a car on Sunday 27 January.
Louise Cox will appear at North Avon Magistrates Court on Monday.
The funeral has taken place of a couple who were killed when their tandem bicycle was hit by a car. Ross and Clare Simons died instantly when they were struck at Hanham near Bristol three weeks ago.
Their coffins were brought in a single hearse at today's service at Westerleigh Crematorium. The family asked mourners to wear bright colours. Robert Murphy reports.
The Rev Peter Cook conducted this morning's funeral at Westerleigh Crematorium for Ross and Clare Simons. The couple were killed last month in Hanham, Bristol, when their tandem bike collided with a car. At the end of the service mourners covered the two coffins with roses.
Ross and Clare Simons were killed last month when their tandem bike collided with a car in Hanham, Bristol. Their bodies were carried in the same hearse to their joint funeral at Westerleigh Crematorium this morning. Mourners were asked to wear bright clothes.
The joint funeral is taking place this morning (Friday 15 February) of the Bristol couple killed when a car collided with their tandem bike in Hanham on 27 January. Family and friends will be gathering at Westerleigh Crematorium at 11am.
38-year-old Nicholas Lovell has been charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.