Reese Witherspoon Hit by Car
She suffers minor injuries while jogging
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Sep 8, 2011 1:36 AM CDT
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)
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(Newser) – 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.