Vigil to be held for tandem bike crash couple

Tributes left in Hanham, near Bristol, in tribute to Ross and Clare Simons, who were killed when their tandem bike was hit by a car. Credit: Rod Minchin/PA Wire

Mourners are expected to gather at a vigil later to pay their respects to a couple who died in a collision while riding a tandem.

Ross Simons, 34, and his wife Clare, 30, died at the scene of the crash in Hanham on Sunday.

It will be held at 3.45pm on Lower Hanham Road, Hanham where the collision happened.

A 38-year-old man has been charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.

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Tributes to Cyclists

Mourners lined the road in silence as the bodies of two cyclists killed after an alleged hit and run passed through Hanham near Bristol. They were paying tribute to Ross and Clare Simons who were riding a tandem when they died.