SUV vs Scooter Accident On US 41 In Bradenton Seriously Injures One

SUV vs Scooter Accident On US 41 In Bradenton Seriously Injures One

Bradenton Florida – One man was seriously injured in an auto accident on U.S.41 Tuesday.

According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident began as 57 year old Gloria Dudley of Bradenton, was stopped in the southbound turn lane waiting for traffic to clear at the intersection of U.S. 41 and 32nd Ave East in a 2005 GMC Envoy sport utility vehicle.

As Dudley waited, 60 year old James Armstrong from Palmetto Florida was approaching the same intersection from the northbound lanes riding a 2005 Vespa PX150 scooter.

At approximately 12:40p.m. Dudly attempted to turn left from the turn lane on U.S. 41 onto eastbound lanes of 32nd Ave East, and drove directly into the path of the oncoming Vespa Scooter.

The GMC SUV collided with the right side of the scooter on U.S. 41 ejecting Armstrong from the vehicle and onto the roadway.

Armstrong suffered serious injuries from the crash and was taken to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton for emergency medical care.

Dudley has been charged with Violation of right of way while making a left turn, and officials from FHP have stated that alcohol was not a factor in the crash.


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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.