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Thai truck driver who killed British couple gets £18 fine

It's emerged that a lorry driver who killed a young couple on a round the world cycling trip has been fined the equivalent of 18 pounds by authorities in Thailand.

Mary Thompson grew up in Bristol and met her partner Peter Root when they were students in Falmouth.

They had already cycled across Europe, the Middle East and China when they were hit by a truck near Bangkok last year.

Mary Thompson grew up in Bristol and met her partner Peter Root when they were students in Falmouth.

Memorial service for couple killed in Thailand

A service of thanksgiving is to be held to celebrate the lives of a couple who were killed during a round-the-world cycling trip. Mary Thompson grew up in Bristol and met her partner, Peter Root, while they were students in Falmouth.

They died when they were knocked off their bikes by a truck in Thailand. Wesley Smith reports.

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