Reese Witherspoon Jogs, Gets Hit By Car Driven By 84-Year Old

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Actress Reese Witherspoon was hit by a car yesterday morning while jogging on Georgina Avenue in Santa Monica, California.

She was hit by a car driven by an 84-year old woman, but fortunately the car was only traveling at 20 mph at the time.

The legally blonde Oscar winner (Walk The Line) was reportedly crossing the street at a designated crossing zone when the driver, who failed to stop, ran into her.

Witherspoon was still rushed to a nearby hospital, with the 35-year old actress suffering from minor injuries.

The driver of the car has been cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk but later released, according to Santa Monica police.

[Associated Press]
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Comments (5)
  1. yearly licence renewal after 75? degrading maybe. lifesaving yes.

  2. sounds good to me but the elders wont like it....i think a test every yr would be prudent...........

  3. Reese is another Hollywood airhead. Her loss would never be noticed.

  4. it is a good idea to look before you run into a street...movie star or not

  5. Time to cease driving, granny?
    But young drivers could also make this mistake. I knew and 88-year-old who was an excellent driver. (I'm former driver AAA instructor.)
    We could have been hit by a Mexican-appearing driver who failed stop. He probably did not know that he was required to stop.
    We always watch for such drivers when we cross.

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