Alpine Ave. crash involving ambulance leads to outages

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WALKER, Mich. (WOOD) — An ambulance was among three vehicles involved in a crash that closed some lanes of a busy Kent County corridor and knocked out power to the area.

The crash happened shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday on southbound Alpine Avenue near 3 Mile Road NW in Walker, just south of I-96. 

Authorities say no one was injured in the crash.

The impact of the crash sent an ambulance into a utility pole, knocking down power lines. As a result, more than 1,700 homes and businesses in the area that were without power at one point.

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Alpine Avenue was also down to one lane in both directions as authorities responded to the scene. All lanes have since reopened. 

It’s unclear what led to the crash.

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