Motorcycle Vs Mini Crash On Cortez Road Kills One

Motorcycle Vs Mini Crash On Cortez Road Kills One

Bradenton Florida – Officials from the Florida Highway Patrol announced a fatal crash between a minivan and a motorcyclist Friday afternoon.

The accident took place as twenty-three year old Ryan Bazell of Bradenton, was riding a Yamaha motorcycle eastbound on Cortez road heading towards the intersection with 7th Street.

At the same time motorist, eighty year old Carol Nelson also from Bradenton was driving in a turn lane in her Kia Sedona minivan.

At roughly 5:30 in the afternoon, Nelson attempted to turn from Cortez onto 7th Street and drove from the westbound lanes across traffic, and directly into the path of the oncoming motorcyclist.

The Yamaha motorcycle collided with the rear side of the Kia minivan, throwing motorcyclist Ryan Bazell from his vehicle onto the roadway.

Despite wearing a helmet at the time of the collision, Bazell died from his injuries. FHP troopers stated that after being taken to Blake Medical Center for treatment on minor injuries, Nelson the driver of the minivan, was cited 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.