Reese Witherspoon Hit by Car

She suffers minor injuries while jogging
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 8, 2011 1:36 AM CDT
Reese Witherspoon HIt by Car
Reese Witherspoon arrives for the UK film premiere Water For Elephants in London earlier this year. She suffered minor injuries after she was stuck by a car yesterday while jogging in Santa Monica.   (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)

Reese Witherspoon suffered minor injuries yesterday afternoon when she was struck by a car as she jogged along a Santa Monica road. The car was traveling 20mph when it struck the 35-year-old actress, who was rushed to a local hospital, police told Radar. She was released later in the day and is resting comfortably at home, according to a spokesman. The driver was an 85-year-old woman who was cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian, reports Entertainment Tonight. (More Reese Witherspoon stories.)

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