Car vs Bicycle Accident In Sarasota on Bee Ridge Fatal For Bicyclist

FHP reported that a bicyclist on Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota was killed late Monday from being struck by a vehicle.

Troopers stated that the victim, Walter Campbell,  a 44 year old from Sarasota, died at the scene.

Police disclosed the following details of the accident; at around 9:30 at night, a driver heading down the eastbound lane of Bee Ridge east of the highway did not see Campbell lying in the road and ran him over, fatally injuring him.

For reasons unknown Campbell was apparently lying in the roadway close to his bicycle in the dark.

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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.