Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid will probably be allowed to drive whereas he awaits trial on a charge of driving while intoxicated, but with a tool put in in his automobile to check his blood alcohol content material.
During a bond evaluation listening to Monday, Jackson County Judge Jessica Agnelly stated the preliminary no driving condition was “mistakenly” added to Reid’s bond situations.
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Brady Twenter requested that Reid not be allowed to drive “whatsoever,” but if he’s permitted to, that he be required to use an ignition interlock system.
Ried’s lawyer, J.R. Hobbs, requested that Reid be allowed to drive. He didn’t object to the set up of the system.
Prosecutors didn’t initially request that Reid not be allowed to drive, so the decide allowed it with the set up of the system, which checks an individual’s Blood Alcohol Concentration earlier than permitting the automotive’s ignition to begin.
Reid has obliged to the situations of his bond. On Monday, he additionally waived his preliminary listening to on the cost, a felony punishable by up to seven years in jail. He pleaded not responsible.
On Feb. 4, Reid struck two cars on the facet of an entrance ramp alongside Interstate 435, close to the group’s follow facility, in accordance to prosecutors.
The crash injured two kids, together with 5-year-old Ariel Young, who suffered a traumatic mind harm.
The former linebackers coach was charged April 12.
He was driving 83 mph two seconds earlier than the collision, in accordance to prosecutors, who additionally allege that he had a serum blood alcohol content material of 0.113 about two hours after the crash. The authorized restrict is 0.08.
After the crash, Reid allegedly admitted to police that he had been consuming. A police officer famous that Reid’s eyes have been “bloodshot and red,” in accordance to charging paperwork.
Reid suffered a groin harm and underwent emergency surgical procedure.
In 2008, Britt Reid pleaded responsible to driving beneath the affect of a managed substance within the Philadelphia space.
According to a GoFundMe arrange by the household of the lady injured within the February crash, Young had swelling and bleeding in and round her mind and was in a coma for 11 days. She was launched from a hospital April 2, but was not in a position to stroll or speak and was being fed by way of a feeding tube.
The crash occurred three days earlier than the Super Bowl. The Chiefs positioned Reid on administrative go away following the crash. The group allowed his contract to expire with out renewal, successfully ending his employment with the group.
Reid was launched from jail after posting $100,000 bond.