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Brilliant, AL – Child Killed, Others Hurt in Collision on I-22

by | Jun 17, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Brilliant, AL (June 17, 2024) – A child was killed and others were injured following a single-vehicle accident in the Brilliant area on Sunday, June 16. The deadly crash occurred on Interstate 22 near mile marker 29 early that morning around 6:55 a.m. Four people were traveling inside a sedan when it left the roadway and crashed into an embankment.

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. A ten-year-old passenger was critically injured and taken to a local hospital where they were later pronounced dead. The driver, 31-year-old Raymoni Gordon of Tupelo, was hurt and transported to a local hospital for treatment. The two remaining passengers, 36-year-old Shuntalish Metcalf of Belden, and a one-year-old were also injured and hospitalized by ambulance for further support. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Deadly Car Accidents in Alabama

Brilliant, AL - Child Killed, Others Hurt in Collision on I-22

The road can be a dangerous place. Fortunately, you have rights when you are hurt by a reckless motorist. The bad news is that auto accidents are the primary cause of death and serious injury across the country. The roads in Alabama are notoriously dangerous, with someone being killed and hurt in collisions almost every day. According to data from the Alabama Department of Transportation (ADOT), there were 159,102 recorded crashes in the state in a recent year, resulting in an estimated 46,000 injuries and 930 fatalities. Managing the aftermath of a deadly car accident is never simple. You need an experienced wrongful death attorney who has handled cases like yours in the past to get the best possible outcome. These legal professionals possess the knowledge, experience, and resources necessary to effectively advocate for your rights and secure the best possible outcome for your case.

It can be difficult to pursue a full recovery on your own after a serious auto accident. Simply going about your daily life when someone you love is killed by a careless driver can be difficult. Family members frequently feel uncertain about the future and unsure of how they are going to cover the resulting damages after a deadly accident. To protect your legal rights during this trying time, consult with an experienced attorney who has successfully handled wrongful death claims. We are aware of how difficult these kinds of cases can be and that you do not want to expose yourself. Your lawyer will support you through every step of the process to make sure your case is handled correctly from beginning to end.

In order to maximize your recovery, the attorneys at Maloney-Lyons, LLC can assist you in navigating the challenging wrongful death claim process. Call our offices at 251-225-6105 to speak with our knowledgeable legal team about your case if you are prepared to start working on it with the assistance of a Brilliant wrongful death attorney. You will be glad you did.