Girl Hurt In Crash Involving Chiefs Coach Britt Reid Awake
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The family of a 5-year-old girl left in a coma following a crash involving Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid says the girl is now awake.
The news was delivered Monday in a post on the GoFundMe page for Ariel Young.
The girl has been hospitalized since the Feb. 4 crash.
Reid is head coach Andy Reid’s son.
Ariel Young, the 5-year-old girl injured in the Feb. 4 crash involving ex-Kansas City assistant coach Britt Reid, has awoken from a coma, according to a post by her aunt on a GoFundMe page. pic.twitter.com/ma11g5p1ur
— Dan Wetzel (@DanWetzel) February 16, 2021
Britt Reid was initially placed on administrative leave following the multi-vehicle crash.
He’s no longer employed by the team.
Britt Reid no longer a member of Chiefs coaching staff after contract expireshttps://t.co/sSgUTBkBqx
— Around The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) February 11, 2021
Police said the crash happened near the team’s training complex next to Arrowhead Stadium when Reid’s truck slammed into two cars on the side of the road.
Police say Reid admitted to having “two or three drinks” before the crash.