George Clooney taken to hospital after scooter crash in Sardinia

11 July, 2018, 13:10 | Author: Cecil Buchanan

A Sardinian newspaper, Nuova Sardegna, posted an image of the incident on Twitter with a story that suggested Clooney was heading to the set of his latest project. No irregularities were found in a scan, and Clooney left the hospital at 10 a.m. "He is recovering at his home and will be fine", a publicist for the actor told Yahoo Entertainment. A health official confirmed that he was taken to the hospital and treated for injuries that were "not serious".

The accident took place in Sardinia, Italy, where the actor is now filming his upcoming TV show, Catch-22.

"At 8.15am George Clooney was riding his scooter on the State Road 125 towards Olbia from Puntaldia", said a spokesman for the Italian Carabinieri in a statement. His second shock of the day came when Clooney's bodyguard informed him who he had hit.

Olbia police commander Giovanni Mannoni told CNN that the actor will be monitored by hospital staff as an outpatient for the next few weeks.

As fans may already be aware, George Clooney, whose property is in Lake Como, has been staying on the Italian island while shooting his upcoming series titled Catch 22.

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The 57-year-old actor was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, where he was treated for bruising on his leg, arm, and pelvis, TMZ reports.

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The vehicle driver called an ambulance which took Clooney to hospital, AGI added.

Back in 2007, he was driving a rented Harley-Davidson with then-girlfriend Sarah Larson when they were sideswiped on a narrow road in New Jersey.

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