Automobile Accident on Powers Avenue (Jacksonville, Florida) Leads to Death and Personal Injuries

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A man who was recently killed after he was struck by a BMW has been identified by Jacksonville, Florida, police as 42-year-old Samir Masil. Masil was killed after he was hit by a BMW driven by 18-year-old Amer Osmanovic. The incident occurred at the intersection of Powers Avenue and Toledo Road. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, Osmanovic was driving his BMW south on Powers Avenue a little after 6:00 p.m. when he veered off the road, hit a pole, spun out of control and eventually collided with three people, a parked vehicle and a food stand. The food stand was located at a BP gas station at the Powers and Toledo intersection. After being hit, Masil and a child were transported to a nearby hospital where Masil died. The identity of the child has not been released by officials. Osmanovic was also transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. For more details please read Man killed after he was hit by a BMW near a Jacksonville, Florida, gas station and food stand.
The death of this man is a tragedy for his family and community. Automobile accidents are a leading cause of death and personal injuries in the State of Florida. Good driving consists of practice and being alert while behind the wheel. Florida drivers need to ensure nothing interferes with their ability to see the road and react to situations or operate their vehicle properly. Florida drivers must stay alert as to what is going on around them, avoid driver distraction, and concentrate on driving and being on the look out for other vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclistsYou can read more Florida Traffic Laws on the Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. website.

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