Man arrested following hit and run which killed pensioner

The man was taken to Frenchay Hospital but died following the collision Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA Archive

A 24 year old man has been arrested following a hit and run road accident near Frenchay Hospital in Bristol.

A man in his seventies was killed in the collision which happened near to the Texaco garage on Frenchay Park Road shortly after 7am.

The suspect is being questioned by police on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. His vehicle has been seized.

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Man Dies in Hit and Run

A man's died in a hit and run road accident near Frenchay Hospital in Bristol