Garbage Truck Overturns on 169

A garbage truck being towed for repairs came loose and overturned on U.S. 169.

The truck broke down Monday morning and was being towed in for repairs.

It came lose and overturned on the highway near 71st Street.

The truck was powered by natural gas and the wreck ruptured the gas tank.

Firefighters had to close the freeway while they waited for the gas to clear. The northbound entrance ramps at 91st, 81st, and 71st street are expected to be closed until around 3 p.m.

No one was injured.