From the latest traffic report reaching us, the assistant coach of Kansas City Chiefs identified as Britt Reid, was recently involved in a horrific multiple-car accident last Thursday. This unfortunate incident happened just 3 days to the Super Bowl LV against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The fatal road crash is suspected to be caused by the driver's impairment
From what we learnt, the road crash occurred around 9 pm along the interstate 435 in Kansas City. Two children were also said to have suffered serious injuries in this tragic incident. According to the Kansas City police, it happened when a white Dodge Ram driven by Reid collided with a stationed Chevrolet Impala that ran out of fuel on an exit ramp.
The driver of this Impala had already called family for help before this accident. We learnt that the help eventually came through a Chevrolet Traverse parked in front of the Impala. It was revealed that Reid’s Dodge Ram hit the left front of the Impala, ended up ploughing into the right rear of the Traverse.
The 5-year-old kid in the Chevrolet Traverse sustained life-threatening injuries from the accident
As a result, one of the children in the backseat of the Traverse, a 5-year-old sustained serious injuries while the other kid, a 4-year-old was lucky to escape life-threatening injuries. The two kids were taken quickly to the hospital for medical treatment.
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Chiefs LB Coach Britt Reid involved in multi-vehicle crash | SportsCenter
The Kansas City Chiefs had released a statement prior to the involvement of their linebackers coach in it. The police are also investigating the cause of this multi-car accident, which might be due to impairment. Reid was said to have informed an officer that he had a couple of drinks. He later complained of an ache in his stomach and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Reid is the son of Andy Reid, who happens to be the head coach of Kansas City Chiefs. He has been involved with his father since 2013. He reportedly had a criminal history dated back to 2007 when he pleaded guilty to drug and gun charges from a road-range dispute, including possession of a firearm without a license. He was given a sentence of 8 to 23 months in prison.