An lawyer for the household of a 5-year-old lady critically injured in a crash involving former Kansas Metropolis Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid says the lady suffered a devastating mind damage that has left her unable to talk or stroll.
Ariel Younger seemingly has everlasting mind injury “that she is going to endure for the remainder of her life”, lawyer Tom Porto stated in an interview broadcast Tuesday with ABC’s Good Morning America.
“We’re going to be advocating for probably the most severe costs and probably the most severe sentence that Britt might ever obtain,” Porto stated.
The lady has been hospitalized for the reason that crash 4 February, when police say Reid’s truck slammed into two autos on the facet of a freeway entrance ramp close to Kansas Metropolis’s NFL coaching complicated subsequent to Arrowhead Stadium, injuring Ariel and one other youngster inside one of many vehicles.
Reid is the son of Chiefs head coach Andy Reid and had been the staff’s exterior linebackers coach on the time of the crash. He was initially positioned on administrative go away instantly following the crash, however is now not employed by the staff after his contract was not renewed within the days after the crash. He didn’t journey with the staff to Tampa, Florida, for the 7 February Tremendous Bowl, which Kansas Metropolis misplaced to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Police have stated Britt Reid admitted to investigators to having had “two or three drinks” together with prescribed Adderall earlier than the crash.
Authorities have stated they’re nonetheless awaiting toxicology studies within the case, and no costs have been filed.