Motorcyclist Killed In Accident On McGregor Boulevard

Motorcyclist Killed In Accident On McGregor Boulevard

LEE COUNTY, FL – FHP reported a fatal motorcycle accident on McGregor Blvd., in Fort Myers Wednesday evening.

The report states that 34 year old Justina Hill from Ft. Myers was driving northbound in the left-hand turn lane of McGregor Blvd., approaching the intersection with Water Lane in a 2012 Kia Sorrento SUV with passenger, 15 year old Caleb White, also of Ft.Myers.

At the same time 22 year old Jose Reyes Rosales from Ft. Myeres was approaching the intersection from the south on a 2008 Suzuki motorcycle.

At approximately 9:54 pm, Hill attempted to turn left from McGregor Boulevard across traffic onto Water Lane and drove directly into the path of the oncoming motorcyclist.

Rosales had no time to react and slammed into the rear passenger side of the Kia at speed. Rosales was thrown from the motorcycle onto the roadway.

Rosales was later pronounced dead at the scene by EMS.

Officials from the Florida Highway Patrol stated that Rosales had been wearing a helmet during the accident and that Hill has been charged with violation of right of way.

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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.