Multiple Injured From Three Car Crash In Charlotte

Florida Highway Patrol Cited For Failing To Yield Right of Way, an action that led to a three car accident in which several were hurt.

The accident occurred in Charlotte County by Horseshoe Road and S.R. 31 when a man heading north in a 2011 Hyundai  swung off the roadway to make a wide U-turn across the highway. The driver, Chitra Victor, a forty four year old man from Ft. Myers drove into the path of a 2000 Lincoln which nearly collided with the Hyundai. However to avoid the collision the driver of the Lincoln was forced to swerve the car causing it to flip over several times.

Additionally another driver 51 year-old  Allen Wright from Immokalee, in a 1997 Ford suddenly found himself in the path of Victor attempted to stop before crashing into the Hyundai but there was not enough time, as a result the two cars collided.

The man who allegidly caused the accident was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital where her remains in serious condition. Also taken to Lee Memorial was Victor’s passenger, 75 year old Lily Paul Victor who was reported to be in critical condition. A third passenger in the Hyundai Elsamma Varghese from Ft. Myers was taken to Charlotte Regional Medical Center for Minor Injuries.

The driver of the Lincoln and two passengers in the accident a twelve year old boy and a 16 year old girl sustained minor injuries and were brought to Charlotte Regional Medical Center for treatment. The driver of the Ford was slightly injured but not brought in for treatment..

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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.