A YOUNG motorcyclist was killed in a crash today.
The man died after the accident in Wakefield Road at Lepton at 5.48am.
The 21-year-old Flockton man died after his silver Honda was in collision with a blue Rover car outside the White Horse pub.
Police have not yet released any further details about the man.
West Yorkshire ambulance crews treated him at the scene, but he died later.
The man was dead on arrival at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.
Police have arrested the Rover driver, a 41-year-old man from Chapeltown, Leeds.
He is helping inquiries into the accident.
Police have appealed for witnesses to the incident. Anyone who can help should contact Huddersfield Police Road Traffic Department on 01484 436847.
Wakefield Road was closed for several hours this morning following the incident, causing long tailbacks for early morning commuters.
Police diverted drivers heading from Huddersfield down Rowley Lane and Knotty Lane.
Drivers heading towards Huddersfield were turned back at the Paul Lane junction and the Grange Moor roundabout.