Another sequel to Legally Blonde this is not.
E! News has confirmed that Reese Witherspoon has no plans to press charges against the elderly driver who hit her with her car Wednesday while the Oscar-winning actress was out jogging in Santa Monica, sending her to the hospital with minor injuries.
So what is going to happen to the driver?
Even though the 84-year-old driver broke the law by failing to yield to Witherspoon as she was running within an unmarked crosswalk, causing the accident, the actress' rep confirms to E! News that the 35-year-old actress opted not to take the woman to court .
The actress luckily sustained only a minor cut to her forehead, and shortly following the incident her publicist told E! News that Witherspoon was "resting comfortably at home" after receiving treatment.
E! News has learned, meanwhile, that the unidentified driver was ticketed with a moving violation and has been ordered to return to the DMV to retake her driver's test.
Sgt. Richard Lewis of the Santa Monica Police Department said officers on the scene issued the woman a driver's reevaluation form, which means she needs to take a full examination within 30 days. The spokesman added that it's up to the DMV ultimately whether to require her to take an eye exam or provide a list of medications.
According to DMV regulations, drivers age 70 and older at the time their license expires must appear in person to renew it. A written test and vision test are required, and the DMV makes sure that they can compensate for any physical condition that might affect their driving, such as poor vision, loss of a limb, early stages of dementia and so on.
—Reporting by Sharareh Drury