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Sleepy Driver Causes Four Car Pileup in Manatee County

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 24, 2016

A driver who fell asleep at the wheel recently caused a four-vehicle accident in Manatee County, Florida. According to reports by the Florida Highway Patrol, 50 year old Vetra Raysor of Bradenton was driving her Toyota Camry westbound in the right lane of Cortez Road, just east of where the road intersects with 26th street.

She allegedly fell asleep and drifted into the right turn lane, where she ran into a Ford Explore driven by 44 year old Kenneth Kiss. The impact with Kiss’ car caused Raysor to wake up, at which time she overcorrected and struck two other cars. One car, a Palmetto, was driven by 19 year old Malik Grown, who also had a passenger with him. The other car, a Ford Taurus, was driven by 39 year old Josue Morales of Sarasota, Florida.

Raysor was seriously injured in the accident and was taken to Blake Medical Center for treatment. Luckily, the others involved only suffered from minor injuries.

According to police reports, there were no indications that Raysor was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the incident.

When someone falls asleep at the wheel and causes a car crash with other drivers, this is often referred to as negligence. If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of the negligent or reckless driving of another, Florida law allows you to file a claim for compensation for your injuries. Via a personal injury law suit, you can seek money for:

  • Any damages sustained to your vehicle
  • Your injuries
  • Related medical bills
  • Ongoing medical treatment and physical therapy
  • Loss wages due to time off of work
  • Future loss of wages due to inability to perform the job you had at the time of the accident
  • Pain and suffering

To ensure you receive the compensation you deserve, contact an experienced Florida personal injury attorney today. For nearly 30 years, the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. has been representing Florida car accident victims, fighting to get them the compensation they are legally owed. To schedule your free initial consultation, call the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. today at 1-877-FL-INJURY.

James O. Cunningham

Since 1977, personal injury lawyer James Cunningham has provided effective legal advocacy to people who are injured through the negligent actions of another person or entity throughout the Central Florida area. He fights to obtain recoveries for his clients’ physical and emotional pain and suffering and pursues his clients’ personal injury cases with a commitment to excellence and impeccable preparation.

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