One injured in West Tisbury rollover car accident Thursday

Police and rescue personnel responded to a car accident on State Road just past Scotchman's Lane in West Tisbury Thursday afternoon.
Photo by Steve Myrick

Police and rescue personnel responded to a car accident on State Road just past Scotchman's Lane in West Tisbury Thursday afternoon.

Police closed State Road for a brief period.

West Tisbury police, State Police, and emergency rescue crews responded to a single car accident on State Road in West Tisbury about 3:45 pm, Thursday afternoon.

State Police identified the driver as Robert Delin, of Raritan, New Jersey. He was taken by ambulance to the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital with minor injuries, according to police.

The vehicle, a late model Scion xA sub-compact, dark gray, with New Jersey license plates, rolled onto its side and came to rest just off the roadway.

Mr. Delin was cited for speeding, and a marked lanes violation, State Police said.

Police closed the roadway briefly, near the intersection of State Road and Scotchman’s Lane.

There was a light rain falling at the time. Police reopened the roadway about 4:30 pm.