Yikes! Scary news to pass along about newlywed actress Reese Witherspoon … yesterday, while out for a routine jog here in SoCal, Reese was struck by a car when the 84-year old driver failed to yield to her in the pedestrian crosswalk. While Reese was actually hit by the car in motion, thankfully she was not injured too severely. Click below for all the known deets about this unfortunate accident.
Reese Witherspoon was hit by a vehicle on Wednesday afternoon. The incident occurred during a jog in Santa Monica, Calif., a rep for the actress, 35, confirms to PEOPLE. The driver, an 84-year-old woman, was cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, say reports. Explaining that she was not seriously injured, the rep says Witherspoon is “resting comfortably at home.”
Ugh … how crappy is this? It’s one thing to get hit by another car when you’re IN your own car … but to be smashed into by a car while you’re jogging? OUCH! Here’s hoping Reese recovers quickly so she can get back to her jogging routine. Poor thing.