Traffic Accident Critically Injurs Sarasota Woman

Rider of a scooter was in critical condition after being struck by a sedan.

FHP reports the accident happened around quarter after 5am when the rider of the scooter (Victoria Mann) traveling north on U.S. 301 was struck from behind on U.S. 301 near Whitfield Avenue. The sedan, a Toyota was driven by Sarasota man, Jubal Gordon, 26.

Also involved a third car traveling behind the Toyota did not stop in time and rear-ended the sedan then fled the scene.

The rider of the scooter was taken to Blake Medical Center in critical condition.

FHP also said the driver of the sedan has been charged with careless driving.

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Bernie Walsh

Education Bernard F. Walsh graduated from the University of South Florida before receiving his law degree from Cumberland School of Law in 1978. During law school, he was selected to serve as a research clerk and intern for a Federal Judge and the U.S. Attorney's Office. He was awarded The National Book Awards for Constitutional Law and Professional Responsibility during law school. Experience Bernard Walsh devoted the next three years to trial work for the State of Florida. This provided him with the opportunity to concentrate on his trial abilities, with numerous high profile trials concerning serious felony crimes. Since 1982, he has exclusively practiced personal injury law and helped accident victims in and beyond Sarasota and Manatee Counties in Florida. Mr. Walsh has been listed in Avvo, an attorney rating site, as Superb. LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell, an attorneys rating publication, has rated Mr. Walsh as very high legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Walsh is listed in National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and was inducted into Southern Trial Lawyers Association. He has also won the largest playground recoveries, one of the top three motorcycle recoveries, and the second largest daycare center recovery in the State of Florida. He is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum is a group of attorneys who have achieved career case successes that include multi-million dollar recoveries, settlements and/or verdicts.