Published: Fri, July 13, 2018
Culture | By Margie Dunn

George Clooney hospitalized after motorcycle crash in Italy

George Clooney hospitalized after motorcycle crash in Italy

An official at Sassari town hall confirmed to the BBC that Clooney had been involved in a "minor accident" but had no serious injuries.

USA actor George Clooney has been released from an Italian hospital after being involved in a motor accident Tuesday.

Reuters George Clooney managed to walk away from a scary scooter crash on the island of Sardinia.

George Clooney was riding a motorbike and slammed into a vehicle.

According to Carabinieri officer Alberto Cicognani, the driver of the Mercedes hit Clooney after failing to stop at a turn.

"He is recovering at his home and will be fine", Clooney spokesman Stan Rosenfield told The Associated Press.

Daily newspaper La Nuova Sardegna said the 57-year-old Clooney was heading to a film set a auto hit his motorbike.

The John Paul II hospital in Olbia said Clooney was released Tuesday.

Clooney is a frequent visitor to Italy. Earlier this month, George and Amal were spotted out together on a romantic date night at La Tavernetta in Sardinia. He has a home on Lake Como and was married in Venice in 2014 to the British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney.

Clooney relocated his family to Sardinia for the summer so he could direct and star in the six-episode mini-series based on the novel by Joseph Heller.

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