George Clooney hospitalized following accident in Italy

Ruben Ruiz
July 10, 2018

An ambulance took Clooney to the nearest hospital, where an MRI scan revealed that the actor was not seriously injured, according to police and health officials.

George Clooney was taken to the hospital after crashing his motorcycle into a vehicle in Sardinia this week.

George Clooney "smashed in to a windscreen" when his scooter collided with a auto in Sardinia.

Clooney, 57, was leaving his hotel in Costa Corallina and headed to the set of "Catch-22", a television adaptation of the Joseph Heller novel, on Tuesday when his moped crashed into a station wagon, ABC News confirmed. He was reportedly heading to the set when he was struck by the vehicle.

HollywoodLife has reached out to reps for George for further statement or comment.

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George Clooney, known actor and husband of human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, had a bit of a get-off when a Mercedes-Benz struck the scooter he was riding on the morning of July 9, 2018.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information becomes available. Recent reports had stated that the two have been joined by the actor's parents as well.

Italian media reported that Clooney was knocked off his bike by a auto and taken to a local hospital. "Clooney is in Sardinia to direct a TV series called Catch 22".

The two-time Oscar victor has hired Kyle Chandler of Friday Night Lights fame to take over the part of Col. Cathcart (played by Martin Balsam in the 1970 adaptation) originally earmarked for himself while he takes on the less demanding role of Scheisskopf.

Hugh Laurie also stars as Major de Coverley for the series which has a release date of 2019.

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