The NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs and the household of 5-year-old Ariel Younger, who was injured in a crash with former assistant coach Britt Reid have come to an settlement relating to the way forward for the woman’s medical care.
In a joint announcement between the group and the household, the Chiefs have agreed to supply the kid with “world-class medical care and long-term financial stability.” She will likely be taken care of for the remainder of her life.
Reid was driving with a blood alcohol content material that exceeded the authorized restrict when he crashed into an SUV that the little woman and her household had been in. Younger suffered a traumatic mind damage within the accident.
“Over the last several months, representatives of the Kansas City Chiefs, Ariel Young and Ariel’s family have worked together, alongside medical experts, to develop a plan to take care of Ariel — both now and for the rest of her life,” the discharge said.
“The Chiefs and Ariel’s attorney, Tom Porto, announced today that the parties have finalized a comprehensive care plan that provides Ariel with world-class medical care and long-term financial stability.”
“Ariel’s recovery is a long road, but she has made great strides and continues to improve every day,” in response to the discharge. “Earlier this fall, she attended her first day of school.”
On February 4, Reid was driving over the pace restrict when he crashed into the automobile parked on the facet of the highway. The household had stopped to assist a member of the family who ran out of fuel.
Reid was discovered to have a BAC of 0.113, over the authorized restrict. The authorities charged him with driving whereas intoxicated, and he pleaded not responsible in June. His trial date is scheduled for April 18, 2022, in response to KSHB.
The previous assistant coach is the son of Chiefs’ head coach Andy Reid. He joined the group in 2013 as an out of doors linebackers coach. Following the accident, he was positioned on administrative go away.