Former Chiefs assistant Britt Reid charged with DWI; Chiefs release statement

Former Kansas Metropolis Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid — the 35-year-old son of head coach Andy Reid — has been charged with “driving whereas intoxicated and inflicting the vehicular crash close to Arrowhead Stadium,” as confirmed by a press launch from the Jackson County prosecuting lawyer.

In response to courtroom data filed as we speak, Reid was driving on Feb. 4, 2021, close to Interstate 435 and Stadium Drive in Kansas Metropolis whereas inebriated and acted with legal negligence by driving at an extreme fee of velocity, failing to pay attention to a disabled car, hanging it and inflicting bodily harm to a toddler in that car, age 5. A police investigation of the crash decided that Reid was driving a truck that was touring almost 84 mph simply 1.9 seconds earlier than the crash. A check of his blood serum after the crash confirmed his blood alcohol focus to be at .113. The 5-year-old injured within the crash, in keeping with medical data, suffered extreme traumatic mind harm, a parietal fracture, mind contusions and subdural hematomas.

Latest modifications within the DWI statutes by the Missouri Legislature restrict the variety of expenses that the prosecutor’s workplace might pursue, given the proof within the case, mentioned Jackson County Prosecutor Baker. However Baker mentioned her workplace will vigorously pursue these expenses and Reid shouldn’t be receiving any favorable therapy from Kansas Metropolis police or the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Workplace. Baker famous she lately communicated with the kid sufferer’s household, by their lawyer.

The discharge additionally notes that Reid will give up together with his lawyer and be booked on Monday, with the Prosecutor’s Workplace requesting a $100,000/10 % bond and that Reid be positioned on GPS and alcohol monitoring.

Reid was a member of the workforce’s teaching employees in numerous roles from 2013-2020 and had most lately been the membership’s outdoors linebackers coach. Reid didn’t be part of the workforce for Tremendous Bowl LV in Tampa, and sources confirmed to ESPN that he was not a member of the Chiefs’ teaching employees again on February 10.

The Chiefs launched their very own assertion Monday following the press launch.

“The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs group stays steadfast in our concern for all who’ve been impacted by this tragic accident. Our prayers are centered on Ariel’s continued therapeutic and restoration. The Chiefs are repeatedly involved with the household’s designated consultant throughout this difficult time.”

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