Three Injured In Crash On U.S. 41 In Bradenton

Three Injured In Crash On U.S. 41 In Bradenton

MANATEE COUNTY – A report from the Florida Highway Patrol announced three people have been injured in a crash at U.S. 41 and 66th Avenue West in Bradenton Tuesday night.

The crash occurred as 19 year old Mackenzie Ivanits from Celebration Florida, was driving south on U.S. 41 just north of 66 Avenue West with passenger 19 year old Christopher Hanes from Bradenton Florida in a 2011 Ford Escape compact SUV.

At the same time 39 year old Mickenson Joachim from Sarasota Florida was heading north on U.S. driving a 2017 Toyota Rav 4 compact SUV, with passenger 35 year old Courtney Joachim of Sarasota.

At approximately 10:42 P.M., Ivanits attempted to turn off U.S. 41 into a hotel parking lot and drove directly into the path of the oncoming Toyota Rav 4.

Joachim was unable to avoid a collision and the front of the Rav 4 crashed into the right side of the Ford Escape.

Both Mackenzie Ivantis and passenger Christopher Hanes suffered minor injuries in the crash.

Mickenson Joachim also suffered minor injuries, his passenger Courtney Joachim was not harmed.

All parties were transported to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton for medical care.

The crash caused a blockage in traffic on U.S. 41 while officials investigated the accident and removed the damaged vehicles.

Mackenzie Ivantis has been charged for violation of right of way and causing the crash.


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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.