Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Ariel Young, the 5-year-old girl who was hurt in a car crash that involved former Kansas City Chiefs linebackers coach Britt Reid, is awake from a coma, her family said in a statement.
Ariel was one of two children injured when Reid's truck hit two stopped cars on a highway on-ramp Feb. 4 in Kansas City, Mo., police said. Police are investigating the incident.
"Ariel is awake," the family wrote Monday on a GoFundMe page set up for donations to assist Ariel's mother, Felicia Miller, with medical expenses.
Ariel has been in critical condition since the collision. She sustained swelling and bleeding of the brain, which caused the coma. Her 4-year-old cousin, Julianna, also was injured in the crash, but her injuries weren't life-threatening.
Police said one of the vehicles involved ran out of gas, and a second vehicle had come to assist with fuel when Reid's truck hit the cars.
Police are investigating whether impairment was a factor in the crash. Reid, 35, sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
The police, in a search warrant, said Reid's eyes were bloodshot and that they smelled alcoholic beverages at the scene. Reid also told police that he had been drinking and was on a prescription for Adderall.
Reid, the son of Chiefs coach Andy Reid, was placed on administrative leave after the incident. His contract with the team expired this off-season. He did not travel with the team for Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7 in Tampa, Fla.
No formal charges have been filed against Reid. The GoFundMe page set up for Ariel had raised more than $500,000 as of Tuesday evening.