Sara Laboissonniere Car Accident: Cumberland PD releases update on the double-fatality crash on Pine Swamp road.
According to the Cumberland Police Department, on Monday afternoon, February 13, 2023, Cumberland Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to the area of 210 Pine Swamp Road for a motor vehicle collision with two fatalities.
At this juncture, we can confirm that one of the victims is identified as Sara J. Laboissonniere of Cumberland, 25 years of age, police said. The other victim was also determined to be a female; however, confirmation of identity is still pending through the State of Rhode Island Medical Examiner’s office.
According to police, relative to the investigation officers are able to confirm that there was a motor vehicle hit-and-run crash to an attended vehicle that occurred moments earlier in the area of Pine Swamp Road and West Wrentham Road; approximately ½ mile west of the fatal crash site. The suspect vehicle of that crash fled the scene and ultimately was one of the vehicles involved in the double fatal collision.
It has been confirmed the suspect vehicle in the Pine Swamp/West Wrentham Road crash was NOT the vehicle being operated by Ms. Laboissonniere.
Determinations relative to the crash scene from the Rhode Island State Police Accident Reconstruction Unit are still pending.