The Kansas City Chiefs placed outside linebackers coach Britt Reid on administrative leave following last week’s three-car accident that left a 5-year-old girl in critical condition.
“We remain in the process of gathering information on the incident, and we will continue to assist local authorities as requested,” the Chiefs said in a statement. “Our focus remains on Ariel Young and her family. We have reached out to the family to offer our support and resources to them during this difficult time, and we will continue to pray for her recovery.”
The 35-year-old Reid, the son of Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, acknowledged to police he was driving the vehicle that collided with two other cars, including the one with the 5-year-old inside. The police report said the driver of that vehicle suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was being investigated for possible impairment.
Andy Reid said this week that Britt Reid underwent surgery but wasn’t more specific.
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SOURCE: ESPN, Adam Teicher