Galloway, NJ – Janel Bembry Killed in Crash on Wrangleboro Rd

Car Accidents,Injury • April 21, 2020

Galloway, NJ (April 21, 2020) – One woman was killed and another injured following a hit-and-run accident in Galloway, on Monday morning, April 20th.

Janel Bembry, 48, was driving on Wrangleboro road when her Hyundai was rear-ended by a Toyota Highlander at around 8 a.m. The impact caused Bembry’s vehicle to veer into oncoming traffic and collide with a Honda CRV driven by Gail Schifrist, 61. 

Bembry was flown to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City where she was later pronounced dead. Schifrist was taken to a nearby medical facility for treatment of serious injuries. The driver that rear-ended the Hyundai fled the scene but was later identified as Keneet Camacho, 38, of Absecon, New Jersey. 

Camacha is currently being held under charges of leaving the scene of a fatal accident, driving while impaired, and driving while unlicensed. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Janel Bembry at this time. Our thoughts are with Gail Schifrist and her family in hopes of a full recovery. 

Head-On Collisions in New Jersey

Galloway, NJ - Janel Bembry Killed in Crash on Wrangleboro RdHead-on crashes have a high risk of resulting in fatal injuries. In fact, head-on crashes have a 58 percent fatality rate. Despite only making up around 2 percent of reported collisions, head-on accidents are involved in 10 percent of deadly accidents each year. 

If you or a loved one is involved in a serious crash, the resulting damages can overwhelming. Many victims are unsure of what to do next to protect their legal rights. An experienced New Jersey car crash attorney can help injured victims and their families recover lost compensation. 

Since 1965, Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC has provided reliable, result-driven legal services to New Jersey residents. Personal injury law is broad, involving an array of different accidents, and each comes with its own unique rules and limitations. Contact our offices today at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case. 

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