Louis Eric Barrier also known as Eric B is the former producer and DJ for the golden age hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim.
PageSix reports that news of the accident first emerged on social media when the Instagram feed “The Real Sister2Sister 2.0” posted: “Erica Supreme Barrier, the daughter of music legend Eric Barrier (Eric B) is in extremely critical condition this morning after a horrific car crash in Connecticut.”
According to reports released to PageSix by the Connecticut State Police Erica, 28, was in a Mini Cooper Countryman on I-91 in Connecticut just before 1 a.m. on Sunday when it “stopped in the center lane” and an oncoming truck “was unable to stop in time and impacted the rear of [Erica’s car].”
She “sustained serious injuries,” according to the police report, “and was transported to Hartford Hospital.”
The truck driver was not injured, according to police. The investigation is ongoing.
Eric B. & Rakim’s album Paid in Full was named the greatest hip hop album of all time by MTV in 2006, and the duo was nominated in 2011 for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.