Bradenton Man Critically Injured In Lakewood Ranch Crash

A two-vehicle accident in Lakewood Ranch critically injured a Bradenton man Friday

According to the Florida Highway Patrol the accident occurred around 12:15 p.m. after the driver of a pick up truck allegedly drove into the path of an oncoming vehicle on State Road 64  east of Lakewood Ranch Blvd.

Heading westbound, the injured motorist was in the left turn lane at the entrance to Publix.

The other driver who sustained minor injuries in the crash gave the following account of the incident: the other man dove up, brought is vehicle to a stop and then drove into his path causing the accident. The driver of the pick up truck had braked hard and turned to avoid the collision but was unable to prevent the crash.

FHP reported the collision that occurred resulted in the car being spun violently.

The driver of the pick-up truck braked and tried to swerve around the injured man’s vehicle, but did not avoid a collision.

Neither party was wearing their seat belts and no passengers were in either vehicle.



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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.