George Clooney recovering after scooter accident in Sardinia

George Clooney hospitalized after car accident in Sardinia reports

Hollywood star George Clooney was taken to hospital after suffering minor injuries in a collision involving his motorbike and a auto, the BBC reports.

Reuters George Clooney managed to walk away from a scary scooter crash on the island of Sardinia.

Clooney is thrown over the front of his bike and up in the air before landing on the asphalt, where the vehicle driver and other witnesses come to help.

A spokesman for the actor told the Press Association: "George Clooney was treated and released from an Olbia hospital". Clooney was rushed to the emergency room at John Paul II Hospital, but his condition was not believed to be serious and he was later discharged, doctors confirmed to NBC News.

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Daily newspaper La Nuova Sardegna said the 57-year-old Clooney was heading to a film set a vehicle hit his motorbike.

A picture from the scene of the crash shows slight damage to the actor's bike, the car's windscreen smashed, and a fire extinguisher in the road.

The actor is in Sardinia filming Catch 22, a TV adaptation of Joseph Heller's book of the same name. George and his wife Amal were last seen out on a romantic evening away from parenting duties on Saturday night in Porto San Paolo. He has a home on Lake Como and was married in Venice in 2014 to the British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney.

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