Cumberland University Assistant Soccer Coach Killed in Nashville Crash

According to the Associated Press, an assistant women’s soccer coach at Cumberland University was killed in a truck accident on Interstate 24 in Nashville on June 16. The AP reports that 28-year-old Eric Susewind died at the scene of the accident around 2:30 a.m.

Police said that Susewind was heading westbound on I-24 when he struck the back of a truck. After the initial crash, Susewind’s vehicle came to rest sideways in traffic, when he was struck by an oncoming tractor-trailer.

According to the AP, the driver of the pickup, 20-year-old Juan Garcia, received minor injuries, while the driver of the tractor-trailer, 58-year-old Greg Sears, was not injured. Police told the AP that a “preliminary investigation reveals a disabled vehicle in the roadway may have been a factor in the accident.”

A thorough investigation should determine who was at fault for this accident. If you are ever involved in a car or truck accident, you should contact our Nashville injury lawyer at (615) 866-3938. Our attorney can launch a private investigation and determine if negligence may have been a factor.

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.” – Psalms 23:4