George Clooney Injured in Motorcycle Crash in Italy

11 July, 2018, 06:09 | Author: Christina Harvey
  • TORONTO ON- SEPTEMBER 10 Writer  director  producer George Clooney attends the 'Suburbicon' press conference during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival at TIFF Bell Lightbox

The 57-year-old star was rushed to hospital after falling off his scooter when a auto turned, failing to give him the right of way.

Actor George Clooney, best known for his performances in movies like O Brother, Where Art Thou?

The paper also tweeted a photo of his scooter abandoned by the side of the road with a Mercedes estate auto just feet away.

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.

The 57-year-old has been taken to hospital but is understood not to be seriously injured.




The accident happened at 8:15 a.m. local time on the SS125, which iss a local street in Olbia-Murta Maria. La Nuova also reports that George's wife, Amal Clooney, rushed to be by his side when she heard news of his hospitalization. "He is recovering at home and will be fine".

Clooney, the husband of leading human-rights lawyer Amal Clooney, has a home on the Italian mainland at Lake Como.

Reports suggest he was treated at St John Paul II hospital before being released. According to a Sassari town hall official, the Ocean's 11 actor had no serious injuries, but had sustained a minor knee injury and has since been discharged from hospital.

Clooney is staying on the Italian island to film a Hulu mini-series based on the classic Joseph Heller novel Catch-22.

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