A MAN was knocked down by a car on Huddersfield’s ring road.

The accident happened as the man crossed Southgate near to its junction with Leeds Road at 7.40pm on Wednesday night.

The man was not seriously injured but he received a deep cut to his left leg.

The driver of the Ford Mondeo was a 51-year-old man from Birkby.

He was left shocked by the collision but did not need hospital treatment.

Road traffic police are appealing for witnesses.