Man critically injured in Plainfield Avenue crash

Posted at 11:14 AM, Aug 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-28 15:47:14-04

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - One person suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash Tuesday morning in Plainfield Township.

The crash happened about 10:30 a.m. on Plainfield Avenue at Five Mile Road.

Kent County investigators say that a dump truck driven by a 31-year-old Bailey, Michigan man crossed the center line heading southbound on Plainfield, hitting a pickup truck driven by a 63-year-old man from Comstock Park. The man in the pickup truck was pinned in his vehicle for an extended time and was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.  The driver of the dump truck was not injured.

Deputies say that alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

We'll have more information when it becomes available.