Pickup rear-ends flatbed semi near Walker

The scene of a crash on Fruit Ridge Avenue near 7 Mile Road in Alpine Township. (Nov. 6, 2017)

ALPINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A pickup truck crashed into the back of a semi-truck trailer north of Walker Monday afternoon, Kent County authorities said.

The crash happened around 4:50 p.m. along Fruit Ridge Avenue NW just north of 7 Mile Road in Alpine Township, according to Kent County Central Dispatch.

Crews at the scene said the southbound pickup rear-ended a flatbed semi on the side of the road.

Rescue workers removed the driver of the pickup from his vehicle and he expected to survive.