State Road 70 Crash Kills One and Injures Three

florida highway patrol troopersA fatal traffic accident killed one and seriously injured three others near Myakka on State Road 70.

FHP reported that  the accident took place Saturday afternoon when a 2008 Chevy Aspen heading east on S.R. 70 driven by Devin Gilmore a 31 year old from Arcadia and his passenger Allison Gilmore, 29 also from Arcadia lost control of the car and swirved into to west bound lane. After entering the lane they collided with 1999 Chevy Cavalier near Curtis Road.

A passenger,  Melanie Prouix from Bradenton, and Kevin Moore the driver of the Cavalier also from Bradenton,  were both transported to Blake Medical Center. The second passenger in the Cavalier was killed in the crash.

Florida Highway Patrol have charged the driver of the Aspen with failing to use due care.




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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.