Britt Reid has been researched for”impairment,” police said.
Reid endured non-life-threatening accidents, but two kids in a vehicle involved in the crash were severely injured, including one with life threatening accidents.
“The company was made aware of a multi-vehicle accident between Outside Linebackers Coach, Britt Reid,” that the Chiefs said in a statement. “We’re in the process of collecting information, and we’ll have no additional comment at this moment. Our thoughts and prayers are with everybody involved.”
The incident happened Thursday night in about 9 pm near the Chiefs’ practice facility in the Truman Sports Complex, according to authorities.
Reid struck a car that has been helping another that’d run out of petrol on the side of the street, resulting in a chain reaction which struck the stalled vehicle, according to authorities. A 5-year-old from the broken down car endured life-threatening accidents, even though a 4-year-old from the car endured non-life-threatening accidents, authorities said.
The driver of this automobile Reid hit originally and two adults at the car that ran out of petrol weren’t hurt.
Kansas City NBC affiliate KSHB, that got a search warrant associated with the scenario, reported Reid confessed to drinking prior to the crash.
The Chiefs aren’t travel to Tampa, the host city for Super Bowl 55, before Saturday. The group was staying in Kansas City because of COVID-19 protocols.
Reid stays in the hospital and won’t travel to the Super Bowl, a source told ESPN’s Dianna Russini. He is hospitalized for days because of his injuries, the source added.
Reid has worked together with his dad, who’s coached in the NFL since 1992 and taken the Eagles and Chiefs into the Super Bowl, because 2013. Andy Reid won his first name with Kansas City this past year.
Britt Reid pleaded guilty to simple assault and flashing a gun at another motorist in a road rage incident in 2007, based on Montgomery County court documents, also served jail time. In prison, he pleaded guilty into a charge of driving under the influence of a controlled substance by a different incident, court documents show.
He paid fines.