Motorcycle Crash On Cortez Road Fatal For Bradenton Rider
Florida Highway Patrol reported a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday.
The crash took place when 18 year old Hugo Arellano rode a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle wast on Cortez Road and approached the intersection of 106th.
In the westbound lanes a Buick Lacrosse being driven by ninety-year old William Mitchell attempted to turn left into 106th Street across Cortez. The 90 year old driver did not see the oncoming motorcyclist and drove directly into his path.
As a result of the violent crash, Arellano died of his injures at the scene however Mitchell and his passenger were unharmed in the accident.
Florida Highway Patrol said charges are pending and the accident is under further investigation.
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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.
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.