Bradenton Hit-and-Run Driver Sought By FHP

A Bradenton woman was injured by hit and run driver. According to the Florida Highway Patrol early Monday morning around 3:15 a woman who was outside searching for her pet was struck by a car as she stepped onto 29th Ave East. The driver of the car did not stop but continued heading north on 18th Street East. As a result of being struck the woman suffered minor injuries.

Florida Highway Patrol is looking for a driver who early Monday hit a pedestrian and fled the scene of the accident, according to a news release.

About 3:15 a.m., a 33-year-old woman was outside looking for her cat when she stepped into 29th Avenue East just west of 18th Street East and was struck by the car. The driver did not step and was last seen heading north on 18th Street East, according to a news release.

The woman suffered minor injuries.  The car was described as a dark color 4 door sedan with chrome wheels.

Trooper Barbara Ehrhart has asked anyone with information about the driver can call  at 941-751-8350.

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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.