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Semi involved in Alpine crash

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Posted at 6:37 PM, Dec 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-02 18:37:38-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids police confirm a traffic accident occurred on Alpine and Pannell Road Wednesday afternoon.

Sgt. John Wittkowski says a semi-truck was unable to cross into the northbound lanes when pulling off of Pannell Road as a result of traffic blockage, which was when a vehicle attempted to merge onto the southbound lane when it collided into the semi-truck.

Police say the driver was transported to a nearby hospital and that his injuries are considered minor after initially being ruled critical.