Reese Witherspoon Taken to the Hospital After Being Hit by Car

Published September 07, 2011


Actress Reese Witherspoon was struck by a car while jogging in California Wednesday, Entertainment Tonight reported, citing Santa Monica Police.

The Oscar-winner was hit by a car traveling at 20 mph, police said.

She was taken to a nearby hospital. 

Their initial investigation revealed that the car's driver was an 84-year-old woman who is a Santa Monica resident. She was cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

Witherspoon was not seriously injured and is currently resting at home, according to a statement released by her spokesperson.

Newscore contributed to this report.