Hit and Run In Port Charlotte Seriously Injures Pedestrian
PORT CHARLOTTE – Florida Highway Patrol Announced a man was in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle early Tuesday morning.
The crash happened as 37 year old Ryan Geary from Port Charlotte was standing on the western side of the roadway nearby 2344 Pellam Boulevard, in central Port Charlotte.
At approximately 5:32 A.M. a vehicle approached rapidly and Geary was not able to move out of the way before being struck.
The force of the impact knocked Geary onto the shoulder of the west side of Pellam Boulevard.
Geary was seriously injured in the accident and taken to Lee Memorial Hospital For Treatment.
Witnesses described the vehicle as a white or tan Van or pickup truck.
Officers have asked that if anyone has knowledge of the crash, they should contact Florida Crime stoppers or call the Florida Highway Patrol.
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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.