Former Chiefs coach, son of Andy Reid enters guilty plea in DWI case – KMBC Kansas City

Former Chiefs coach, son of Andy Reid enters guilty plea in DWI case - KMBC Kansas City

Former Kansas City Chiefs coach and son of Andy Reid, Britt Reid, has entered a guilty plea in a DWI case that seriously injured a young girl. Reid is accused of driving under the influence and crashing into two vehicles near Arrowhead Stadium in February 2021. .As part of a plea deal, Britt Reid will serve “no more than” four years in prison for that crash. The former coach was charged with DWI causing serious physical injury. Five-year-old Ariel Young was seriously injured in the crash. Young suffered a traumatic brain injury. During the hearing, Reid stood to answer questions from his attorney. Sometimes he said, “I’m really sorry for what I did. I made a huge mistake.” Reid then turned and looked at Young’s family and said, “I didn’t mean to hurt anyone that night.” Without Monday’s plea deal, the case would have gone to trial later this month. Young’s family members are angry and frustrated about the terms of the deal announced Monday. “The five victims of this crime are outraged that the prosecutor is not seeking the maximum sentence allowed by law,” the family said in a statement through their attorney. “The defendant is a previous offender whose actions caused a 5-year-old girl to be in a coma and seriously injured three others.” Young’s mother, Felicia Miller, told the judge that her family was against the terms of the plea agreement. When the judge asked the family if they had anything to say, Miller said, “My family and I are against the plea deal. I don’t think he should get it.” Without that agreement, Reid faced a maximum of seven years in. prison. A sentencing hearing was scheduled for Friday, October 28 at 1:30 p.m. Reid’s attorney released this statement after the hearing: Full statement for attorney JR Hobbs “Britt Reid entered his guilty plea this morning to the offense accused. Reid accepted responsibility for his actions. The Court accepted his guilt and the plea agreement and ordered a sentencing report. Mr. Reid continues to repent for his behavior and hopes his plea brings some sense of justice to all he has affected. He will prepare for his judgment wh ich will take place later in the fall.” According to court documents, Reid’s blood alcohol content was measured at 0.113, and he was driving 84 miles per hour 1.9 seconds before the crash near Arrowhead Stadium. Officers conducting field sobriety tests say Reid showed signs of impairment. . One officer reported that Reid smelled of alcohol, and his eyes were bloodshot. Authorities said Reid’s truck slammed into a car that had run out of gas at Interstate 435 and Stadium Drive and an SUV with two children, ages 4 and 5, inside. In November of 2021, Young’s family and the Chiefs announced that they had reached a care plan for the child.

Former Kansas City Chiefs coach and son of Andy Reid, Britt Reid, has entered a guilty plea in a DWI case that seriously injured a young girl.

Reid is accused of driving under the influence and crashing into two vehicles near Arrowhead Stadium in February 2021.

As part of a plea deal, Britt Reid will serve “no more than” four years in prison for that crash.

The former coach was charged with DWI causing serious physical injury.

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Five-year-old Ariel Young was seriously injured in the crash. Young suffered a traumatic brain injury.

During the hearing, Reid stood to answer questions from his attorney. Sometimes he said, “I’m really sorry for what I did. I made a huge mistake.”

Reid then turned and looked at Young’s family and said, “I didn’t mean to hurt anyone that night.”

Without Monday’s plea deal, the case would have gone to trial later this month.

Young’s family members are angry and frustrated with the terms of the settlement announced Monday.

“The five victims of this crime are outraged that the prosecutor is not seeking the maximum sentence allowed by law,” the family said in a statement through their attorney. “The defendant is a previous offender whose actions caused a 5-year-old girl to be in a coma and seriously injured three others.”

Young’s mother, Felicia Miller, told the judge that her family was against the terms of the plea agreement.

When the judge asked the family if they had anything to say, Miller said, “My family and I are against the plea deal. I don’t think he should get it.”

Without that deal, Reid faced a maximum of seven years in prison.

A sentencing hearing is scheduled for Friday, October 28 at 1:30 p.m

Reid’s attorney released this statement after the hearing:

Full statement for attorney JR Hobbs

“Britt Reid entered his guilty plea this morning to the offense charged. Mr. Reid accepted responsibility for his actions. The Court accepted his guilt and the plea agreement and ordered a sentencing report. Mr. Reid remains remorseful for his conduct and hopes that his plea brings some justice to all he has affected. He will prepare for his trial which will take place later in the fall.

According to court documents, Reid’s blood alcohol content was measured at 0.113, and he was driving 84 miles per hour 1.9 seconds before the crash near Arrowhead Stadium.

Officers conducting field sobriety tests say Reid showed signs of impairment. One officer reported that Reid smelled of alcohol, and his eyes were bloodshot.

Authorities said Reid’s truck slammed into a car that had run out of gas at Interstate 435 and Stadium Drive and an SUV with two children, ages 4 and 5, inside.

In November of 2021, Young’s family and the Chiefs announced that they had reached a care plan for the child.

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