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Gravel - 37 tons of it - blocked Wehrle after truck rollover

A tractor-trailer dump truck rolled over on Wehrle Drive as it was turning on to Transit Road at about 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, spilling 37 tons of gravel onto the road, according to Amherst police.

Wehrle and Transit were both closed to traffic near the site, until crews completed loading the gravel onto another truck around 5:30 p.m., police said.

The driver of the rig was taken to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital for treatment of  minor injuries and released, according to Amherst police.

The Amherst Police Accident Investigation Unit investigated the incident.

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