A woman was seriously injured when she was hit by a car as she crossed the road.
Police partially closed the A47 ring road as the casualty was treated by paramedics before she was taken to hospital.
The collision occurred at about 11.30am yesterday at the Vaughan Way junction with the High Street, Leicester. Traffic was delayed in both directions for an hour.
Only one car was involved and the driver was not injured but the vehicle was damaged.
A police spokeswoman said: "It appears the woman was crossing the road when she decided to turn back and the collision occurred. She suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries."
Call police on 101.