Two injured in Sunday morning accident

Two people are in serious condition at Lee Memorial Hospital after a car crash in Charlotte County.

Early Sunday morning at around 12:40 a.m Deborah L. Pierce, 45, of North Port was hit from behind on Kings Highway and pushed forward nearly 50 yards. PierceĀ  was driving a Pontiac and eas struck by a Mercedes driven by Antonio G. Posadas, 30, of Englewood.

According to an FHP report, at about 12:40 a.m. Sunday a 2012 Mercedes GLK-350 heading east on Kings Highway failed to stop in the left lane and hit a 2006 Pontiac G6 that was stopped in the lane.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol Posadas will face charges.

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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.