A woman died of injuries sustained after crossing the centerline of Sandwich Road in Bourne and colliding with a tractor trailer on Sunday, May 30, Bourne police said, citing an initial investigation.
Bourne Police Department, Bourne Fire and Rescue Department and Massachusetts State Police responded at around 4:30 PM to a report of a head-on motor vehicle crash near Cape Cod Canal Midway Recreation, Bourne police said in a statement posted to social media.
Bourne police later identified the driver as Elena Picco, 37, of Bourne and formerly of Wellfleet.
The initial investigation found that the female driver of a 2019 Nissan Sentra headed westbound crossed the centerline and collided with the eastbound tractor trailer, the police said. The driver of the tractor trailer was uninjured. The road was closed for several hours on Sunday night as police detoured traffic to Scenic Highway.
The crash remains under investigation by the Bourne Police and Massachusetts State Police Accident Reconstruction Unit.