Chiefs linebackers coach Britt Reid, son of head coach Andy Reid, was involved in a multi-car crash after leaving the team facilities on Thursday that left a five-year-old in critical condition.
Police say Reid admitted to drinking two to three alcoholic drinks and taking prescription Adderall before the crash.
Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid, son of coach Andy Reid was involved in a multiple-vehicle crash that sent a 4-year-old and 5-year-old to the hospital. Reid told police he had two to three drinks, according to reports. https://t.co/N8cflYh3gN
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The child’s aunt says 5-year-old Ariel suffered severe brain trauma and has yet to wake up since being admitted to the hospital. The child’s family has started a GoFundMe to help with medical bills.
UPDATE: this GoFundMe has raised more than $180k for the little girl critically injured in the crash involving @chiefs asst. coach Britt Reid. Amazing to see the community support!❤️ Donate here: https://t.co/FdCSCuqleD @kmbc
— Emily Holwick KMBC (@EmilyKMBC) February 7, 2021
Reid is currently in the hospital with stomach pains as police continue to investigate the matter according to ESPN’s Diana Russini.
The latest news involving Britt Reid, the police investigation, and latest on the 5 year old in the hospital who is in critical condition. #Chiefs pic.twitter.com/dvG9NKDDpG
— Dianna Russini (@diannaESPN) February 7, 2021
The officer’s statement said Reid complained of stomach pains. A source told ESPN’s Dianna Russini that Reid is in the hospital with undisclosed injuries and could be there for days.
The KCPD told Russini that, if there are charges in this case, they will not be filed until after the Super Bowl and that they could take up to three weeks as part of a normal investigative timeline. A source told Russini that driver impairment was under investigation by police.
The Chiefs released a brief statement of Friday following the incident.
Chiefs’ OLB coach Britt Reid was involved in a car accident that Kansas City now is commenting on: pic.twitter.com/tsKNtvcV9k
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 5, 2021