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 doubtless has everlasting mind harm “that she’s going to endure for the remainder of her life”, lawyer Tom Porto mentioned in an interview broadcast Tuesday with ABC’s Good Morning America.
“We’re going to be advocating for essentially the most critical prices and essentially the most critical sentence that Britt may ever obtain,” Porto mentioned.
The lady has been hospitalized because the crash 4 February, when police say Reid’s truck slammed into two automobiles 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 automobiles.
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 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 mentioned Britt Reid admitted to investigators to having had “two or three drinks” together with prescribed Adderall earlier than the crash.
Authorities have mentioned they’re nonetheless awaiting toxicology reviews within the case, and no prices have been filed.