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Motorcyclist Killed and Passenger In Serious Condition After Being Hit By Van On Cortez Rd In Bradenton


BRADENTON – Florida Highway Patrol has reported that a man was killed and a woman seriously injured after they were hit by a van while riding a motorcycle Friday night in Bradenton.

The crash took place as a 28-year-old man from Virginia was riding a motorcycle with a 27-year-old woman riding as a passenger traveling east on Cortez Road approaching the intersection with 51st Street West.

As the motorcycle approached the intersection, a 64-year-old man from Bradenton Florida was driving a van in the westbound left turn lane of Cortez Road West.

The report states that at 8:42:00 PM the right front of the van crashed into the left front of the motorcycle.

After the initial impact, the motorcycle overturned, throwing both the 28-year-old man and the 27-year-old woman onto the roadway.

The motorcyclist was critically injured and the passenger was seriously injured, both were transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The 28-year-old man succumbed to his injuries and passed away. The 27-year-old woman remains in serious condition.

The driver of the van was not hurt in the crash and FHP has stated that the accident remains under investigation.

During his time as a public attorney for the State of Florida, Bernard Walsh developed a passion for defending the legal rights of Florida's citizens. Having seen many people being taken advantage of after being injured and the financial harm that can cause for families he committed himself fully to helping injured clients get justice, by fighting to make greedy insurance companies pay what they owe.

Motorcyclist Killed and Passenger In Serious Condition After Being Hit By Van On Cortez Rd In Bradenton

Goldman Babboni Fernandez
Murphy & Walsh




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