Man hands himself in after two cyclists killed in Bristol hit-and-run crash


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A 38-year-old man has been arrested after handing himself into police following a hit-and-run accident in which two cyclists were killed.

A man and a woman were struck and killed before the driver of a Citroen car fled the scene in Hanham, near Bristol.

Police were called to Lower Hanham Road shortly after 3.50pm.

A spokeswoman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "A 38-year-old man who left the scene of the collision has handed himself in at a police station and has been arrested.

"The road currently remains closed and investigations continue."

"We would appeal to anyone who witnessed this collision to contact us on 101."

Paramedics attended the scene to find the man and woman had suffered fatal injuries.