A young life was wasted in an accident which happened in Bloomfield. The family and friends of 16-year-old Christina Lembo and resident of Bloomfield are saddened by his early demise.
According to authorities, the 16-year-old Bloomfield girl was killed in a two-car crash Saturday night in Bloomfield. The victim was pronounced dead shortly after the crash on the 200 block of Broughton Avenue in Bloomfield.
In a statement issued by Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray and Bloomfield Police Chief Christopher Goul, the teen-aged Christina Lembo was a passenger in a 2007 Honda Civic. She expired after the 11:10 o’clock evening incident which occurred on the 200 block of Broughton Avenue. It was a involved a 2000 Chevrolet Camaro.
Lembo was immediately transported to the University hospital in Newark with critical injuries. After a short time from admittance, she was pronounced dead, officials said.
There were two other passengers in the Civic also two occupants of the Camaro. The four participants of the crash were transported to the area hospitals. Medical authority considered their injuries as minor and non-life threatening.
Authorities are making their investigation as to the cause of the accident. So far, no charges have been filed yet, but the matter will remain under investigation by the prosecutor’s office. The Bloomfield police will be making their report to the Essex County grand jury, according to Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Fennelly.
So many questions are left unanswered as the basic cause of the accident, the person/s responsible for the crash, the condition of the drivers, if the crash as alcohol or drug related. There was no mention if the people in the vehicles were using seat belts.
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