Tractor trailer driver suffers minor injuries after rollover

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office responded to a call about a tractor trailer rollover around 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Oneida County Sheriff, 45 year old Wilson Peralta, of Moonachie, New Jersey, was driving a tractor trailer along Route 825 in Rome. He was merging onto Route 49 when the tractor trailer started tipping, the sheriff says.

The tractor trailer overturned and fell part of the way down the embankment. The sheriff says Peralta suffered minor injuries to his arm and was taken to Rome ER to be treated.

The sheriff says no tickets have issued at this time and the investigation continues.