These are the first pictures of a mother and father who were killed by a suspected hit-and-run driver over the weekend, leaving their five girls orphaned.

Mohammed Shahdab and Sheikala Razaq, both 39, died after a blue Saab hit their motorbike in Acocks Green, Birmingham.

The driver fled the scene of the crash on Saturday evening, but was later found nearby by police.

A 47-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

He has now been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

A Go Fund Me page was set up in support of the family and has already raised £192,744 in support of the couple's children.

Paramedics tried to save Mohammed and Sheikala but they died at the scene.

Mohammed Shadab, 39, was killed on Saturday when a car hit his motorbike
Mohammed Shadab, 39, was killed with his wife on Saturday when a car hit his motorbike

Tributes have now been shared for the pair, who lived locally and had five daughters together.

Shania Speers wrote: “This is my sister and brother-in-law. They have left behind five beautiful kids.

“I pray for everyone to share this story, in the hope they can determine how this tragic event happened.”

A post on a community Facebook site also confirmed “the passing away of Brother Mohammed Shadab and his beloved wife”.

Tributes were paid by friends and family for the couple who leave behind five daughters
Tributes were paid by friends and family for the couple who leave behind five daughters

Uzmaan Ali posted on Facebook: “The guy who has passed away was a very pleasant man.

“He was humble and always meant well.”

Aisha Fatima wrote: “My heart’s breaking for his five daughters who not only lost their father but their mother too.”

A neighbour of the couple described Mohammed as a "lovely bloke" and said their eldest daughter was only 15.

Det Sgt Paul Hughes, of West Midlands Police, has appealed for witnesses who saw the crash to come forward.

He said: “Our thoughts are with the victims’ family members and friends at this traumatic time.”

Flowers and cards were left on the spot where the couple died in the suspected hit-and-run incident
Flowers and cards were left on the spot where the couple died in the suspected hit-and-run incident

The horror crash, on a road locals said is plagued by speeding drivers, was captured on CCTV.

Saif Minhas, 47, a dad-of-four, said: “We heard a bang from the road and ran out.

“There were two people lying on the floor on the other side of the road and bleeding heavily.

“The bike was ahead of them facing down the road. The car wasn’t there so must have driven off.

“Lots of people were already with them and we checked for a pulse but there was nothing there.

“It was quite traumatic hearing the collision and going over to see them dying.”