A Vineyard man who was seriously injured in high-speed crash last Saturday night on State Road in West Tibsury has been charged with negligent driving by West Tisbury police.

William Scott, 28, of West Tisbury, was just past the junction of County Road headed up-Island at approximately 12:08 a.m. when he lost control of a 1997 Volkswagen Jetta, crossed the opposite lane at high speed and slammed into an oak tree.

He is cited for failure to stay in marked lanes, speed greater than reasonable and negligent operation of a vehicle.

Mr. Scott was airlifted to Beth Israel Hospital after being treated at the scene by Tri-town emergency medical technicians and an Island paramedic.

At least a dozen emergency responders attended the crash site, including members of the Tri-town ambulance, West Tisbury fire department and Tisbury police.