Car collides with garbage truck in Alpena

News Photo by Steve Schulwitz A wrecked car sits up on the curb at the intersection of Lockwood Street and 11th Avenue Wednesday afternoon. The car ran into a garbage truck and received extensive damage and resulted in the airbag inflating.

ALPENA — Emergency crews from Alpena responded to a two-vehicle collision at about 4 p.m. today at the intersection of Lockwood Street and 11th Avenue.

The wreck happened in the high-traffic area of a detour through the city caused by the closure of the Bagley Street Bridge.

The crash involved a sedan, which ran into a garbage truck. The car received significant damage.

The driver of the truck seemed uninjured, but it was unclear whether the people in the car received any injuries.

CORRECTION: This story has been updated to reflect that the crash happened at the corner of Lockwood and 11th. The location was incorrect in an earlier version of this story.


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