SUV – Pickup Crash Leaves Two Injured In Ellenton

FHP reported Tuesday morning that a two car accident resulted in both drivers being seriously injured and hospitalized.

The accident happened when the driver of a 1999 Ford Expedition that was stopped a driveway waiting for traffic to go by at U.S. 301 and 51st Ave. E attempted to turn left onto 301 but failed to yield to an oncoming 2010 Chevrolet pickup truck and where the two vehicles collided.

Both men had been wearing seat belts during the crash and were taken to area hospitals and FHP troopers stated that alcohol was not a factor in the accident but Perry had been sited for failure to yield.

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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.