Accident On Fruitville Road Lands Five In Hospital

Fruitville and Lime 2 vehicle CrashSaturday afternoon a two-vehicle crash at Fruitville Road and Lime Ave. in Sarasota resulted in two children and three adults being taken to area hospitals for medical treatment.

Sarasota Police indicated the accident was caused when at around 12:30p.m. a motorist ran a red light.

Both the Sarasota County EMS and Sarasota County Fire Department responded to the rash which blocked traffic on Fruitville for an hour before wrecker crews cleared away the stricken vehicles.

The resulting damage to vehicles was so sever that responders had to cut the doors and roof off of the car to safely remove the victims. The two vehicles involved in the crash were a white sedan and a blue sport utility vehicle.

Responders took the driver of the SUV to the hospital as well. Fortunately all of the car accident victims appear to be in stable condition. Police have indicated an investigation in the accident is ongoing.

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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.