George Clooney Thrown From His Scooter in Car Accident in Sardinia
George Clooney was taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries Tuesday after crashing his scooter in Sardinia.
Officials from the John Paul II hospital in Olbia said that he was released after a few hours, La Nuova Sardegna reported.
Clooney was leaving his hotel in Costa Corallina, in the north of the island, around 8:15 a.m. when a Mercedes turned and hit him. Clooney was thrown from his scooter and fell onto the windshield of the car.
The car had cut across an intersection and collided with Clooney’s scooter, Carabinieri Lt. Alberto Cicognani told NBC News. An ambulance came to the scene and brought Clooney to the hospital. Doctors gave him an MRI and determined he was “not seriously injured,” Cicognani said. He reported “trauma to the pelvis and bruises to one knee and one arm,” according to La Nuova Sardegna.
His wife, Amal Clooney, joined him at the hospital and they left together through a side door. He was advised to rest for a few days.
Clooney is in Sardinia to film a mini-series, “Catch 22,” based off Joseph Heller’s novel of the same name. He is directing, producing, and acting in the series.