George Clooney taken to hospital after motorcycle crash in Sardinia

10 July, 2018, 15:32 | Author: Valerie Santiago
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Actor George Clooney has been hospitalised after he was involved in an accident while riding a motorcycle in Sardinia, Italian media has reported.

The 57-year-old Academy Award victor was traveling on a state road in Costa Corallina, a province of Olbia, when the crash occurred, TGCOM24 reported.

According to the site, George was said to be hit by a auto which suddenly changed direction at a spot close to a hotel.

Clooney, 57, was riding the bike at Costa Corallina on the island of Sardinia when he was involved in a collision with a auto, according to Italy's TGR Rai Sardegna.

George reportedly felt "a slight trauma to the pelvis and bruises to one leg and an arm", and was given an MRI at the nearby John Paul II hospital, according to local outlet, La Nuova. He has been in Sardinia since mid May, shooting TV series Catch 22, which he is directing and in which he also stars, alongside Hugh Laurie, Kyle Chandler and Christopher Abbott.

The story, set in Italy during World War 2, focuses on Christopher Abbott's character of Yossarian, a US Air Force bombardier who is furious because the bureaucratic rule known as Catch-22. The series is being produced for Hulu.

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George Clooney has been rushed to hospital after a motorbike crash.

George and Amal were seen arrive in the island on a private jet at the end of June with their twins Alexander and Ella. Clooney fell off the scooter and slammed into the windshield of the Mercedes.

The A-list couple are believed to have brought their parents to the island to help care for the children while George works. It's unclear when George will return to filming.

Italian media reports Clooney has already been released from the hospital.

Parts of this first appeared on The Sun and are republished with permission.

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