Former Heads coach Brett Reed pleads guilty to a pre-Super Bowl accident that put the girl in a coma.

Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Brett Reed pleaded guilty on Monday felony drunk driving This resulted in serious bodily injury from the 2021 accident, which occurred when his pickup truck collided with two parked cars on an interstate ramp and seriously injured a 5-year-old girl.

Reed, the 37-year-old son of coach Andy Reed, was due to stand trial on September 26. Brett Reed had faced up to seven years in prison, but the plea deal means he now faces a possible sentence of up to four years in prison. He made his case in Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City. Sentencing has been set for October 28.

Coach Brett Reid spoke at the time to the media in January 2020.

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While questioning Reade to confirm his understanding of the plea bargain, Circuit Judge Charles Mackenzie said Reade may also serve a short time in prison and then be placed on probation if he qualifies for good behavior.

Investigators said Reed was intoxicated and was driving about 84 mph (135 kph) when his Dodge truck collided with cars on the entrance ramp of Highway 435 near Arrowhead Stadium on February 4, 2021.

A girl inside a car, Ariel Young, has suffered a traumatic brain injury. Six people were injured in the accident, including Reid.

Reed admitted in court on Monday that he had been drinking the night of the accident.

“I really regret what I did,” Reed said. “I made a huge mistake. I apologize to the family. I didn’t mean to hurt anyone.”

Tom Porto, a lawyer representing Ariel’s family, said they opposed the plea deal.

“The five victims of this crime are outraged that the public prosecutor is not seeking the maximum penalty permitted by law,” Porto said. “The defendant is a former criminal whose actions caused a 5-year-old girl to fall into a coma and seriously injured three others.”

A Kansas City police officer, who arrived at the scene, reported that he smelled alcohol and that Red’s eyes were bloodshot, according to court documents. Police said Reed had a blood alcohol level of 0.113 two hours after the accident. The legal limit is 0.08.

One of the cars he hit stopped because the battery ran out, and the second was owned by Ariel’s mother who came to help.

Reed admitted in court on Monday that he had been drinking the night of the accident.

“I really regret what I did,” Reed said. “I made a huge mistake. I apologize to the family. I didn’t mean to hurt anyone.”

Tom Porto, a lawyer representing Ariel’s family, said they opposed the plea deal.

“The five victims of this crime are outraged that the public prosecutor is not seeking the maximum penalty permitted by law,” Porto said. “The defendant is a former criminal whose actions caused a 5-year-old girl to fall into a coma and seriously injured three others.”

Chiefs arrived secret agreement With Ariel’s family in November to pay for her ongoing medical treatment and other expenses.

Reed underwent emergency surgery for a hip injury after the accident. The chiefs put Reed on administrative leave and his job with the team ended after he allowed his contract to expire.

This isn’t the first legal case for Reed, who graduated from Pennsylvania’s drug treatment program in 2009 after a series of wrangling with law enforcement. His father was a coach for the Philadelphia Eagles at the time.

Brett Reid’s older brother, Garrett, served a two-year sentence in a Pennsylvania drug program after he was arrested on drug charges. It was Garrett Reed found dead In August 2012 in his dorm room at Lehigh University, where he was helping out at Eagles training camp. The coroner ruled that he died due to infection with Accidental heroin overdose.