UPDATE: Eric B.’s Daughter Dies After Connecticut Car Accident


HARTFORD, CT – 28-year-old Erica Barrier passed away on Monday evening from injuries sustained from a serious car accident in Connecticut.

The young woman was driving on I-91 when her car stopped suddenly in the freeway’s center lane. Her vehicle was then hit from behind by an oncoming Penske truck that was unable to stop. Barrier was taken to a local hospital for emergency treatment, where she succumbed to her injuries.

She was the daughter of Eric Barrier of  Eric B. and Rakim, the legendary Long Island-based hip hop duo.

If someone you love was killed in an accident involving a commercial truck, they deserve justice — and you may be entitled to financial compensation. Contact the New York truck accident attorneys of Finz & Finz, P.C., for a free consultation, and to learn about your legal rights.

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