Semi Vs Pickup Truck Wrong Way Crash Injures Two In Manatee

Semi Vs Pickup Truck Wrong Way Crash Injures Two In Manatee

A wrong-way crash between a tractor trailer and a pickup truck in Manatee County has injured two.

In a report by the Florida Highway Patrol, it states that at approximately fifteen minutes till 8:00am thirty four year old truck driver Hollamn Alleyne of Lakeland, was driving east on Buckeye Road in a Kensworth tractor trailer.

At the same time forty-seven year old Wimauma resident Gerald Lucero was westbound in a Ford F-150. As both vehicles entered a curve east of Carter Road, Lucero became distracted and his F-150 pick up truck swerved into the other land and into the path of the oncoming Kensworth tractor trailer.

In an attempt to avoid the crash, Alleyne turned his semi way from the oncoming pick up truck. At the last minute Lucero tried to swerve the F-150 back into his lane, however the two vehicles collided.

The Kensworth tractor trailer slammed into the front of the pick up truck and both vehicles came to a stop after the crash.

Alleyne, the driver of the Kensworth, was wearing his seat belt but sustained minor injuries in the crash and was transported to South Bay Hospital for treatment. Lucero who was also wearing a seatbelt was seriously injure as a result of the collision and taken to Bayfront Medical Center to recover.

The cargo on the Kensworth semi was spilled onto the roadway and removed by first responders to clear the road.

Troopers stated that Gerald Lucero has been cited for driving on the wrong side of the road.

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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.