KC Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid – Son of the head coach Andy Reid – He reportedly told police that he was consuming alcohol and Rx medication prior to a major three car accident on Thursday night that resulted in a 5-year-old in critical condition.
It’s all laid down in a search warrant obtained from KCTV … in which officers say the 35-year-old smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot eyes in the moments after the accident.
According to the warrant, Reid admitted to officials that he had consumed 2 to 3 drinks earlier in the evening and taken Adderall, a prescription drug.
As part of the investigation, police said they took 4 blood bottles from Reid to test his blood alcohol level.
They also find that red did not do well on field sobriety tests.
Officials confirm the crash occurred around 9 p.m. – just minutes from Arrowhead Stadium.
Officials believe Reid drove a pickup truck that struck two cars that were stopped on a slip road to I-435.
One of the cars reportedly ran out of gas and called in another vehicle for assistance – when Reid’s truck hit both vehicles.
A 5-year-old in one of the vehicles suffered serious injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.
A 4-year-old child was also in one of the vehicles but miraculously suffered only minor injuries.
The Chiefs released a statement Friday saying: “The organization was made aware of a multiple vehicle accident involving Outside Linebackers coach Britt Reid.”
“We are in the process of gathering information and we will not comment further at this time. Our thoughts and prayers go with all concerned.”
The Chiefs are preparing to play the Tampa Bay Bucs in the Super Bowl on Sunday.
The Chicago Sun-Times now reports that Britt is NOT expected to travel to Tampa Bay with the team for the game.
Britt spent several months in prison in 2007 after making several worrying allegations – including a road traffic incident and an accident of his truck in a parking lot while under the influence. according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Andy Reid’s eldest son, Garrett, also had problems with substance abuse – he was sentenced to 23 months in prison for a 2007 accident while using a lot of heroin.
Garrett struggled with addiction for years and died of a heroin overdose in his room at the Philadelphia Eagles training camp in 2012 while his father was training the team.
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