A lady has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Yate.

The incident took place on Rodford Way at around 5pm on Monday evening.

South Western Ambulance Service released a statement following the incident that closed the old dual carriageway for over an hour.

"South Western Ambulance Service was called on Monday at just after 5pm about a collision reportedly involving a pedestrian and a car on Rodford Way, Yate," a spokesperson said.

"Our crews treated a female patient at the scene and transported her to hospital by ambulance for further care."