Ariel Younger, a 5-year-old woman injured in a three-car crash involving former Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid, has possible been left with a everlasting mind damage, per the household’s legal professional.
Talking in an interview on “Good Morning America,” Younger household legal professional Tom Porto detailed the accidents the kid suffered.
“She possible has everlasting mind injury that she is going to endure for the remainder of her life,” Porto mentioned. “She’s not strolling — it’s a tragic, unhappy, unhappy story. … We will be advocating for probably the most critical expenses and probably the most critical sentence that Britt might ever obtain.”
Porto mentioned the household is being led to consider that the 5-year-old will be unable to return to a standard life, and Ariel is just not capable of converse or stroll. It’s unclear whether or not these talents will return.
Ariel was left comatose after the wreck, however awoke from the coma on Feb. 16. The household’s automobile had been caught alongside the street close to the staff facility when Reid struck the automobile, injuring Ariel and a 4-year-old within the automotive. The household had been serving to one other member of the family who ran out of gasoline alongside the facet of the street.
Reid admitted to police to having a number of drinks on the time of the crash, however no expenses have been filed and Porto mentioned they’re awaiting the outcomes of the toxicology report. The timing of the accident brings into query whether or not the Chiefs coach had been consuming on the staff facility, which might violate NFL guidelines.
The staff initially positioned Reid, son of head coach Andy Reid, on depart. Reid’s contract expired after the Chiefs’ Tremendous Bowl loss and was not renewed, and he’s reportedly now not with the membership.