Bradenton Hit and Run Driver Sought For Multi-Car Accident

Bradenton hit-and-run crash on 26thThe driver of a black pickup truck that caused a multi-car accident with injuries in Manatee County is wanted by the Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP gave the following details of the accident; On 26th Street West southbound lane in Bradenton a black pickup truck slammed into the back of a 2012 Malibu. The impact of the collision shoved the car into a Ford Taurus with enough force to push the Taurus into a collision with a Ford Mustang.

Witnesses stated the driver of the pick up truck was a black male in his thirties with shaggy hair and the pickup truck was black with chrome detailing.

The impacts of the collision resulted in both the driver, Joann Savard, 48, of Bradenton and passenger, Dustin Morton, 27, of Bradenton of the Ford Taurus sustaining minor injuries.

FHP Troopers have asked anyone with knowledge of the driver or hit-and-run  accident to contact them at (239) 938-1800.

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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.