Fall woman on the mend

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A WOMAN who fell from a bridge onto the M1 motorway in South Yorkshire is recovering from her injuries.

Police have revealed the woman is aged 45 and suffered a broken leg and head injuries which are not considered life threatening.

She fell from the A618 Pleasley Road bridge between Whiston and Swallownest just before 6pm on Tuesday and landed in the carriageway of the M1 below.

The incident closed two lanes of the northbound carriageway causing delays.