Venice Cyclist Crashes Into Trailer – Flown To Blake

glen oak and shade venice flA woman riding a bicycle in Venice Oak Road collided with a towed 20-foot metal trailer at East Shade Avenue.

The accident happened shortly after 1:00 in the afternoon, when both the bicyclist and the driver of the vehicle pulling the trailer where heading east on Glen Oak. The force of the impact through the woman head first into the asphalt causing serious injuries.

The unconscious woman was taken by helicopter to Blake Medical Center for emergency treatment. Witnesses described the trailer as a 20-foot “caged brush” trailer.

Authorities were seen taking blood samples to test for intoxication, but police have not released the identity of the woman.


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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.