Crash on US 41 In Venice Kills Motorcyclist

Florida Highway Patrol announced a fatal motorcycle crash on US 41 in Venice.

The accident took place as thirty nine year old motorcyclist Adrian Morales was riding south in the left lane on his Yamaha Vortex motorcycle.

At the same time, ninety year old Milton Hamois driving in the northbound lanes, entered a turn lane at the intersection of US 41 and Seaboard in his Toyota Camry.

Hamois attempted to make a left turn across 41 into the westbound Seaboard and drove directly into the path of the oncoming motorcyclist.

Morales had no time to react and collided with the Camry. Morales was taken to Venice Memorial Hospital where he died from his injuries. Morales was wearing a helmet during the crash.

Hamois sustained minor injuries during the crash and has been charged for violating right of way.

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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.