George Clooney involved in motorbike accident in Italy, reports say

10 July, 2018, 17:40 | Author: Cecil Buchanan

George Clooney has been hospitalised after crashing his bike in Sardinia, Italy, according to reports. According to CNN, the Oscar victor was thrown over the top of his scooter after being hit by a Mercedes while in Olbia on the island of Sardinia.

Clooney was taken by ambulance to the John Paul II hospital emergency room, but his injuries were not serious, NBC News reported.

The newspaper tweeted a photo apparently from the scene, showing a lightly smashed up motorbike and vehicle, with a caption suggesting the auto had been turning and Clooney had made contact with its windscreen.

"A vehicle did not respect the right of way and hit him", the tweet read.

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The 57-year-old had been heading to a film set on Tuesday when his motorbike was hit by a auto, according to local daily La Nuova Sardegna.

MailOnline has contacted a representative for George for comment.

Clooney is filming the "Catch-22" Hulu series (based on the Joseph Heller novel) on the Italian island ― and he was apparently on his way to the set.

Clooney and his wife Amal were spotted in Porto San Paolo in Sardinia over the weekend, according to The Daily Mail.

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