After 43 days, David Vanaman was released from the hospital December 5, 2012. Mr. Vanaman was the victim of the first crash on the newly-opened Metro Parkway Extension in Fort Myers, FL on October 22, 2012.
Attorney Randall Spivey, Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. issued the following press release December 5, 2012:
"David Vanaman was released from the hospital today," according to Attorney Randall Spivey, Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. "Although Mr. Vanaman still has a long recovery period ahead, the Vanaman family is pleased to have him home for the upcoming holidays."
Christine, David Vanaman's wife, confirms that while home, David will be using a walker to aid him in moving around as much as possible, and he'll be doing speech exercises prior to beginning physical and speech therapy at Healthpark Hospital December 27th.
David Vanaman has been in the hospital for over 43 days following the October 22, 2012 crash on the newly opened Metro Parkway Extension at the Briarcliff Road intersection. This intersection has no traffic signals even though those on Briarcliff Road crossing Metro Parkway Extension have to cross six lanes of traffic.
Because of community support the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) started traffic studies of this dangerous intersection in November, one month ahead of schedule. It is expected that the study will be completed shortly and hopefully will have the recommendation of installing traffic signals. Nearly 70 school buses use Metro Parkway each day, and according to Lee County Lee County School District Transportation Director Robert Morgan said that bus drivers have been warned not to attempt to cross six lanes of traffic to get across the intersection.
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Randall L. Spivey is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney – the highest recognition for competence bestowed by the Florida Bar and a distinction earned by less than 2 percent of Florida attorneys. He has handled over 1,500 personal injury and wrongful death cases throughout Florida. For a free and confidential consultation to discuss your legal rights, contact the Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A., in Lee County at 239. 337.7483 or toll free at 1.888.477.4839, or by email to Randall@SpiveyLaw.com. Visit www.SpiveyLaw.com for more information. You can contact Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. in Charlotte County at 941.764.7748 and in Collier County 239.793.7748.