by Jim Ridley
In an odd story that came across the interwebs this evening, Reese Witherspoon was hit by a slow-traveling car this morning in Santa Monica while jogging. The Harpeth Hall alum is said to be home resting and reportedly suffered no serious injuries. From early responder E! Online:
Officers responded to a call placed at 11:14 a.m. regarding a traffic collision involving a vehicle and a female pedestrian, according to the Santa Monica Police Department.
The car that hit Witherspoon, who was running within an unmarked crosswalk, was going approximately 20 miles per hour, police said.
The driver was an 84-year-old woman who was interviewed at the scene and then cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. Witherspoon was transported via ambulance to a nearby hospital.