A 73-year-old woman died today (Sun) when her hatchback car crashed into a tree.
The accident happened near the Spire Hospital, Elland Lane, around 11 am.
Emergency crews found the pensioner dead at the scene.
An air ambulance landed in the hospital grounds.
Police said the woman is believed to be local.
It is not known at this stage what caused the crash.
The road was shut well into the afternoon.
Anyone witnesses should call police on 101.