Former KC Chiefs coach and son of Andy Reid plead guilty in DWI case

Former Kansas City Chiefs coach and son of Andy Reid, Britt Reid, has filed a plea in a DWI case in which a young girl was seriously injured. Reid is charged with drink-driving and a two-vehicle collision 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 a DWI causing serious bodily harm. Five-year-old Ariel Young was seriously injured in the crash. Young suffered a traumatic brain injury. During the hearing, Reid stood up to answer questions from his attorney. At one point he said, “I really regret what I’ve done. I made a big mistake.” Reid then turned, looked at Young’s family and said, “I didn’t mean to hurt anyone that night.” Without Monday’s plea deal, the case would go to trial later this month. Young’s family members are angry and frustrated with the terms of the deal announced Monday. “The five victims of this crime are outraged that the prosecution is not demanding the maximum sentence allowed by law,” the family said in a statement through their lawyer. “The defendant is a previous perpetrator whose actions resulted in a 5-year-old girl falling into a coma and seriously injuring three others.” Young’s mother, Felicia Miller, told the judge her family was against the terms of the plea deal. 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 be receiving it.” prison. A hearing is scheduled for Friday, October 28 at 1:30 PM. Reid’s attorney released this statement after the hearing: Full Statement for Attorney JR Hobbs “Britt Reid filed his guilty plea this morning for the crime charged. Mr. Reid accepted responsibility for his actions. The court accepted his guilty plea and the plea agreement and ordered a sentencing report Mr Reid still regrets his behavior and hopes his plea will bring some sense of justice to all he has affected He will prepare for his sentencing wh ich will take place later in the fall. According to court documents, Reid’s blood alcohol level was measured at 0.113 and he was driving 84 miles per hour 1.9 seconds before the crash near Arrowhead Stadium. Officers conducting sobriety tests say Reid showed signs of impairment. An officer reported that Reid smelled of alcohol and that his eyes were bloodshot. Authorities said Reid’s truck collided with a car that had run out of gas on Interstate 435 and Stadium Drive and an SUV with two children, ages 4 and 5 in it. In November 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 filed a plea in a DWI case in which a young girl was seriously injured.

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 a DWI with serious bodily harm.

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

During the hearing, Reid stood up to answer questions from his attorney. At one point he said, “I really regret what I’ve done. I made a big 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 deal announced Monday.

“The five victims of this crime are outraged that the prosecution is not demanding the maximum sentence allowed by law,” the family said in a statement through their lawyer. “The defendant is a previous perpetrator whose actions resulted in a 5-year-old girl falling into a coma and seriously injuring three others.”

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

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 receive it.”

Without that deal, Reid could face up to seven years in prison.

A hearing is scheduled for Friday, October 28 at 1:30 PM

Reid’s attorney released this statement after the hearing:

Full statement for attorney JR Hobbs

“Britt Reid filed his guilty plea this morning for the charge charged. Mr. Reid accepted responsibility for his actions. The court accepted his guilty plea and plea deal and ordered a sentencing report. Mr. Reid remains remorseful for his actions. plea gives some sense of justice to all who have wronged him. He will prepare for his sentencing which will take place later in the fall.

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

Officials conducting sobriety tests say Reid showed signs of impairment. An officer reported that Reid smelled of alcohol and that his eyes were bloodshot.

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

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

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