A section of Huddersfield ring road was closed by police after a woman pedestrian was hurt in an accident with a car.
The woman, who is in her 70s, was involved in the accident just before Majestic wines on Queensgate just before 5pm yesterday.
The driver of a VW Golf which collided with the woman stopped at the scene following the incident.
A police spokesman said the woman was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary by ambulance with potentially serious injuries. She was then moved to Leeds General Infirmary.
Police closed a section of the ring road as officers carried out inquiries. The road was expected to be closed for some time.
Motorists reported severe congestion.
A spokesman for the fire brigade said that the woman sustained head and ankle injuries.