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Trash truck mishap shuts down U.S. 40 in Plainfield

Posted at 7:38 AM, Mar 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-04 07:38:47-05

PLAINFIELD — A Ray's trash truck lost an axle and ended up on its side in Plainfield Monday morning.

The mishap happened about 6 a.m. on U.S. 40 just east of downtown Plainfield.

Eastbound lanes of the busy road were closed while a wrecker was brought in to get the truck upright and towed away.

The driver of the truck was not injured.