George Clooney injured in Italian scooter crash

Ruben Ruiz
July 10, 2018

George Clooney was injured Tuesday after his scooter was hit by a auto on the Italian island of Sardinia, police and hospital officials said.

Italian media reported that Clooney was knocked off his bike by a vehicle and taken to a local hospital. Clooney described himself as being "banged up", CNN said.

Clooney is now filming his new TV series "Catch 22" on the island, which also features Hugh Laurie and Austin Stowell ("Whiplash").

"George was treated and released from an Olbia hospital", the rep told "Good Morning America" in a statement Tuesday.

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Clooney and his wife Amal are staying in Sardinia for the summer as George films his new TV series Catch 22, which stars Irish comedian David McSavage. Local media that had gathered at the hospital said Clooney is believed to have left through a side exit.

Police said they had no information, and the hospital did not respond to requests for comment.

Italian news agencies said Clooney suffered a minor knee injury in the crash.

In 2007, Clooney suffered a hairline rib fracture and then-girlfriend Sarah Larson had a broken foot after a motorcycle crash with a auto in New Jersey.

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