Lawyer for Britt Reid crash sufferer slams plea deal for ex-Chiefs coach

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The household of a woman who was severely injured in a automobile crash involving former Kansas Metropolis Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid slammed the plea deal as he pleaded responsible to felony driving whereas intoxicated leading to severe bodily damage on Monday.

Reid had been scheduled to go to trial later this month and confronted as much as seven years in jail earlier than a deal was struck. With the deal, the 37-year-old son of Chiefs head coach Andy Reid may face a sentence of as much as 4 years in jail. The sentencing is ready for Oct. 28.

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High quality management coach Britt Reid of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs appears on from the sideline earlier than a sport in opposition to the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Subject on December 21, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The Steelers defeated the Chiefs 20-12.
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Reid’s pickup truck struck two stopped vehicles on an interstate entrance ramp and significantly injured then-5-year-old Ariel Younger in Missouri. The crash occurred the day earlier than the Chiefs have been set to depart for Tampa, Fla., for Tremendous Bowl LV.

Investigators mentioned Reid was intoxicated and driving about 84 mph when his truck hit the vehicles close to Arrowhead Stadium.

Ariel suffered a traumatic damage. She was one of many 5 accidents within the crash.

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Ariel, girl in critical condition after crash involving Britt Reid of Kansas City Chiefs

Ariel, lady in vital situation after crash involving Britt Reid of Kansas Metropolis Chiefs
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“The 5 victims of this crime are outraged the prosecuting legal professional just isn’t searching for most sentence allowable by legislation,” the lawyer for Ariel’s household, Tom Porto, mentioned. “The defendant is a previous offender whose actions prompted a 5-year-old lady to be in a coma and significantly injured three others.”

One of many autos Reid hit had stalled due to a useless battery and the second was owned by Ariel’s mom, who arrived on the scene to assist. The Chiefs reached a confidential settlement with Ariel’s household final 12 months to pay for her ongoing medical therapy and different bills.

Circuit Choose Charles McKenzie made clear to Reid he may serve a brief time period in jail after which be positioned on probation if he qualifies for good habits.

“I actually remorse what I did,” Reid mentioned. “I made an enormous mistake. I apologize to the household. I did not imply to harm anybody.”

Britt Reid Linebackers coach for the Kansas City Chiefs speaks to the media during the Kansas City Chiefs media availability prior to Super Bowl LIV at the JW Marriott Turnberry on January 29, 2020 in Aventura, Florida.

Britt Reid Linebackers coach for the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs speaks to the media throughout the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs media availability previous to Tremendous Bowl LIV on the JW Marriott Turnberry on January 29, 2020 in Aventura, Florida.
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Reid graduated from a drug therapy program in Pennsylvania in 2009.

The Related Press contributed to this report.