Kansas City Chiefs lead trainer Andy Reid represented the first run through freely about his child’s car collision that left a 5-year-old young lady in basic condition, saying Sunday, “My heart bleeds for everybody involved in that.”
“My heart goes out to all those who were involved in the accident, in particular the family with the little girl who’s fighting for her life,” Reid said Sunday night after the Chiefs lost Super Bowl LV to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-9. “I can’t comment on it any more than what I am here. So the questions you have, I’m going to have to turn those down; but just from a human standpoint, my heart bleeds for everybody involved in that.”
Reid’s child Britt, the Chiefs’ external linebackers mentor, was associated with the three-fender bender on Thursday night in Kansas City. He didn’t venture out with the Chiefs to Tampa, Florida, for the Super Bowl.
Britt Reid recognized to police he was driving the vehicle that crashed into two different vehicles, incorporating the one with the 5-year-old inside. The police report said the driver of the vehicle endured non-dangerous wounds and was being explored for conceivable impedance.
A Kansas City Police Department official said Reid’s eyes were red and that the official smelled “a moderate odor of alcoholic beverages,”as per a cop proclamation acquired by ESPN. The assertion proceeded to say Reid told the official that he had a few beverages and that he likewise took solution Adderall.
Found out if the episode was an interruption for him or the Chiefs, Andy Reid said, “We had put the game plan in the week before. The distraction wasn’t a distraction as far as the game plan goes. That was already in and how we were going to work with it and go forward.
“From a human standpoint, it’s a tough one. From a football standpoint, I don’t think that was a problem.”