George Clooney injured in scooter accident in Italy's Sardinia, released from hospital

Yolanda Curtis
July 11, 2018

George Clooney has been injured after a motorcyle he was riding collided with a pickup truck in Sardinia, Italian media reports.

George was riding Tuesday morning on the Italian island of Sardinia when the auto turned in front of him and reportedly hit him.

Italian news agencies said Clooney suffered a minor knee injury in the crash.

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Clooney is now filming his new TV series "Catch 22" on the island, which also features Hugh Laurie and Austin Stowell ("Whiplash").

George Clooney was taken to the hospital after crashing his motorcycle into a vehicle in Sardinia this week. The two reportedly left together in a private auto after he was given the clear. Clooney fell off the scooter and slammed into the windshield of the Mercedes.

This isn't the first time that Clooney is involved in an accident while on his bike. AGI reported that Clooney was later discharged from hospital and advised to rest for a few days.

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In fact, the actor said in an interview a year ago that he fell in love with his wife Amal Clooney after meeting her in the area in 2013. People also reported that the driver did not "respect the right of way" when cutting across Clooney's path, resulting in the accident.

George and Amal were seen arrive in the island on a private jet at the end of June with their twins Alexander and Ella.

Catch 22 was written by Luke Davies and David Michôd and is based on the Joseph Heller novel with the same title.

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