Ariel Younger, the 5-year-old lady who was critically injured from an accident involving ex-Kansas Metropolis Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid, has awoken from her coma — 11 days after the accident occurred. Tiffany Verhulst, Ariel’s aunt who organized the GoFundMe web page that has raised over $488,000 to help with the hospital payments, shared the information early Tuesday morning.
Ariel suffered swelling in — and bleeding in and round — the mind, which brought about the coma. She has been in vital situation for the reason that accident. Her cousin, Julianna, sustained a damaged nostril and concussion.
Per Kansas Metropolis police, a white Dodge Ram that Reid was driving collided with a Chevrolet Impala that had run out of fuel and was at a standstill on an exit ramp days earlier than Tremendous Bowl LV. The driving force of the Impala had referred to as household for assist earlier than the accident, which arrived in a Chevrolet Traverse that was parked in entrance of the disabled car. Reid struck the left entrance of the Impala, then continued and struck the precise rear of the Traverse — which led to the accidents of Ariel and Julianna.
Police mentioned investigators have been making an attempt to find out whether or not driver impairment was an element within the crash, which closed three of the interstate’s 4 lanes. In keeping with a search warrant, Reid — the son of Chiefs head coach Andy Reid — informed an officer he had two to a few drinks and was on a prescription for Adderall. Reid complained of abdomen ache and was transported to an space hospital for therapy. Reid, who was on administrative depart by the Chiefs, didn’t have his contract renewed by the group.