Eleven Vehicles Crash on I-75 at Brandon Injuring Seven

11 car crash i-75 brandonAn 11 car pile up on I-75 near Brandon Saturday Morning involved a semi-truck and 10 other vehicles began when an out of state driver changed lanes an cut off the tractor trailer.

William Morton-Holcomb, a 33 year old from Peoria, Ariz. was driving southbound on I-75 near Brandon in his Chevrolet Traverse when he improperly changed lanes directly in front of an oncoming semi.

That set off a chain of events that would cause 11 vehicles to collide and leave 7 people injured, including one person who had to extracted from a car pinned between a barrier wall and a semi truck.

The accident took place just north of north of SR 60 near Brandon and due to the number of vehicles involved completely blocked the southbound lanes.

In the moments after the accident people got out of their vehicles to aid the injured. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue reported that seven people were taken to area hospitals by ambulance and helicopter, including Jeffery Brooks, from Tobyhanna, PA.  and James Lee, from Seffner FL who were listed in critical condition.Both men were later reported to be in stable condition by evening.

Additionally Norma Lee and Donna Lee also from Seffner were among four others seriously injured in the crash.

 

 

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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.