FHP Seeks Kia In Hit And Run Accident

The Driver of A Kia Sedona that witnesses stated hit a car in Bradenton Friday night is being sought by investigators from the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers from the FHP reported the hit and run accident happened when the two vehicles involved were stopped at 44th Ave. East and 9th Street East.

The driver of a 2008 Pathfinder was still stopped at 44th and 9th when the Kia Sedona attepted to turn right onto 9th but struck the right front of the Nissan Pathfinder damaging both vehicles.

The driver of the Sedona continued on after the collision and fled the scene.

The Pathfinder also had a passenger, but both occupants, Angela Cheaves  an Thaddus Cheaves from Bradenton were uninjured.

Florida Highway Patrol has asked anyone who may have information about the 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.