A WOMAN who was left fighting for her life after a crash on the M1 motorway is in a stable condition, police have confirmed.
Drivers faced severe delays after the incident between junctions 39 and 40 at 4.30pm yesterday.
The Suzuki Vitara the 35-year-old woman was driving swerved across three lanes of the motorway and crashed down an embankment.
She had to be airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary suffering from life-threatening injuries.
A male passenger who was also in the car suffered minor injuries.
Police are investigating.
Anyone with information should call 101.