George Clooney injured in bike collision with vehicle in Sardinia

Bessie Dean
July 11, 2018

George Clooney's series "Catch-22" will reportedly resume production after the star's motorbike accident in Italy on Tuesday.

John Paul II hospital, in Olbia, Sardinia confirmed that George Clooney had been admitted. Clooney, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from his scooter and flew 20 feet in the air.

George Clooney has been released from hospital after being involved in a minor accident in Sardinia today.

Add George Clooney as an interest to stay up to date on the latest George Clooney news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

While it sounds like the crash was dramatic and George had a seriously lucky escape, he is now at home recovering after being treated in hospital.

Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court
Trump is scheduled to make his much-awaited announcement during his prime time address to the nation tomorrow at 9 pm (1 am GMT). Meanwhile, the Senate's top Democrat wasted no time in sharing his displeasure at Trump's choice to replace Justice Kennedy.

Four more boys brought out of flooded Thai cave
Thai officials have confirmed that they are prioritising the weaker boys first, in order to ensure they get quick treatment. As for the boys who have been rescued, they are in isolation and being monitored at a hospital for infection.

Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Who Is America’ Has Everyone Excited & Terrified
The series begins in America on Sunday, with Channel 4 then showing episodes a night later (from Monday 16th July) in a 10pm slot.

Clooney has a home on the Italian mainland of Lake Como. In fact, the actor said in an interview past year that he fell in love with his wife Amal Clooney after meeting her in the area in 2013.

New reports suggest George was "propelled over the vehicle he hit", according to TMZ. George Clooney is almost 60 years old, but he must be built like a soldier.

The couple have also been joined by George's parents, Nina and Nick Clooney, and Amal's mother Baria Alamuddin. He received an MRI, and reports claim Clooney suffered injuries to his arm, leg, and pelvis. According to ABC News, he has a slight contusion on his knee.

Clooney's spokesman, Stan Rosenfield, explained the accident to the media, relaying that, "He's doing fine". George arrived in Italy with his family in late June, where they will be based while he films his new TV show.

The photo of the reported incident shows minimal damage to the motorbike or auto, but a fire extinguisher can be seen in the right hand corner.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article