Bradenton Woman Killed, 3 Children Injured In Manatee County Crash
An accident between a Dodge Ram full-sized van and a Chevy Suburban SUV resulted in one dead and three children injured in a crash Friday afternoon.
FHP troopers stated that the crash took place when the driver of the Dodge van, Nancy Spurlock a forty-six year old from Bradenton headed south on U.S. 19 in the fast lane.
In the northbound lanes of U.S. 19 fifty one year old Barbara J. Carvis of Pinellas Park was driving her Chevy Suburban. Spurlock, the driver of the van lost control of the vehicle and for reasons unknown drove across the median directly into the path of the oncoming Suburban SUV.
The force of the collision between the two full-sized vehicles was fatal for Carvis who died at the scene. Three small children passengers in the Suburban all sustained serious injuries and were taken two All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.
Spurlock, the driver of the van was transported to Manatee Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.
Florida Highway Patrol said charges are pending.
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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.