George Clooney injured in motorbike crash

Last Updated: Jul 11 2018 13:47

HOLLYWOOD- Veteran actor George Clooney suffered minor injuries on Tuesday after his motorbike collided with a car in Sardinia, Italy. He was taken to hospital and released soon after.

A representative for the actor informed, “At 8.15am George Clooney was riding his scooter on the State Road 125 towards Olbia from Puntaldia. A car (a Mercedes E SW) did not respect the right of way and hit him. George Clooney fell and slammed the windshield of the Mercedes.

“The car driver called the 112, the emergency number of Carabinieri, and they sent the Municipal Police, an ambulance and the Fire Dept.

"[The] MRI was negative, and he is not seriously injured. George Clooney has already been discharged and he stays well."

Clooney is filming his latest six part series, Catch-22, in Italy. He plays US Air Force commander Scheisskopf in the series based on Joseph Heller's classic novel.