Bradenton Pedestrian Killed in Hit and Run
Police are actively seeking perpetrators in a deadly hit-and-run incident that took place in Bradenton.
Witness statements have indicated the hit and run happened as an adult male attempted to cross 30th Avenue East near the intersection of 11th Street Court East at roughly quarter after eleven in the morning.
As the man tried to walk across the road, a White Ford Crown Victoria slammed into him. The impact threw the man onto the car where he slid off and fell onto the pavement.
After the impact the full-sized domestic sedan continued on and fled the scene.
The pedestrian died from his injuries and has not yet been identified by authorities.
Florida Highway Patrol has asked anyone with knowledge of the deadly crash to contact them at (239) 938-1800.
About the Author
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.