Truck Drives Into Pole At McIntosh Rd Sarasota Killing Driver
An official from the Florida Highway Patrol announced the driver of a tractor-trailer was killed as a result of crashing into a pole in Sarasota.
Witnesses stated to FHP deputies that the crash happened around 8a.m. when the truck was driving on Derek Avenue heading toward McIntosh road. The truck crashed into a pole causing power lines to fall to the trailer.
FPL had to cut power to the lines before the victim, described as a man in his 60s could be given medical treatment.
The driver was taken to Doctors Hospital in Sarasota where he was pronounced dead at approximately 9 in the morning.
FHP said no other vehicles or people were involved in the accident though it remains under 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.