One Person Killed In Single Vehicle Crash On Venice East Blvd

One Person Killed In Single Vehicle Crash On Venice East Blvd

Venice, Sarasota County Florida – FHP reported a fatal single car accident very early Tuesday morning.

According to the report, the driver of a 2008 GMC C1500 Full Sized pick up truck was driving north on East Venice Boulevard near Woodrose Way in the left lane.

At approximately 3:16 a.m. the GMC pickup truck drifted off the roadway and onto the grassy median where it crashed into a wooden post/ After striking the post, the vehicle continued forward on the median where it collided with a small oak tree, then struck a large palm tree on the front left side of the pick up.

After crashing into the palm, the pick up truck was spun clockwise. causing it to slide across the northbound lanes of Venice East Blvd., and onto the east shoulder of the road where it impacted a large oak tree.

After smashing into the tree the vehicle rotated clockwise, and overturned rolling onto it’s left side partially ejecting the driver of the vehicle.

The truck finally came to a stop on it’s left side facing the south.

The driver described as a 30 year old male from Venice Florida, died as a result of injuries sustained during the accident.

The crash remains under investigation and the identity of the driver has not yet been released pending next of kin notification.


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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.