Published: Wed, July 11, 2018
Entertaiment | By Minnie Bishop

George Clooney Rushed to Hospital After Scooter Accident In Italy

George Clooney Rushed to Hospital After Scooter Accident In Italy

Oscar victor George Clooney was treated and released from an Italian hospital Tuesday after a motorbike accident in Sardinia.

Clooney was transported to the John Paul II Hospital emergency room, but his injuries were not serious, La Stampa reported. The Money Monster star was going 60 miles per hour and thrown 20 feet in the air, TMZ reports and his rep confirms.

According to NBC reporter Claudio Lavanga, the Sardinia hospital where Clooney was being treated has already discharged the actor.

Cicognani added that Clooney was "not seriously injured".

Clooney got an MRI to check the extent of his knee injury and his wife, Amal Clooney, rushed to his side.

Reports note that the driver of the auto got out and offered assistance to the actor until ambulance arrived.

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In pictures from the crash, obtained by the MailOnline, the vehicle involved in the crash appears to have a smashed windscreen, suggesting George may even have hit it during the crash.

The couple had previously been enjoying their European trip alongside George's parents Nina and Nick Clooney, as well as Amal's mother Baria Alamuddin.

George Clooney has been hospitalised after crashing his bike in Sardinia, Italy, according to reports.

"He is recovering at his home and will be fine, " Clooney spokesman Stan Rosenfield told The Associated Press. Clooney left the hospital about two hours after the incident.

Clooney was reportedly on his way to the set of a TV series he's directing based on the Joseph Heller classic "Catch-22".

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