FOUR drivers escaped unhurt in a motorway crash this afternoon.

All four were involved in a collision on the eastbound carriageway of the M62 close to Junction 27 at Birstall.

The accident happened at 1.55pm and involved two vans, a BMW and a Landrover.  

Highways Agency officials closed the first and centre lanes while the vehicles were moved.  

Traffic is expected to return to normal by 3pm.