George Clooney, 57, crashed into a Mercedes while driving his motorbike in Puntaldia, Sardinia early Tuesday morning, causing him to be hospitalized. The actor was on the way to Capo Ceraso, in Olbia where his new Hulu TV series, Catch 22 is being filmed.
George was at the intersection of Costa Corallina, a tourist village when a local man in his sixties collided with him as George was entering the village.
According to the Daily Mail’s source, George hit the windshield with his head and fell to the ground at around 7am, where he was quickly treated on the road. Concerned witnesses looked on as he was being treated on scene.
Thankfully Clooney had his helmet on and was not driving fast, the windshield of the car was smashed and didn’t fare as well as he did.
The actor’s spokesperson said: ‘George was treated and released from an Olbia hospital. He is recovering at home and will be fine.’
He was taken to John Paul II Hospital, where he received a CT scan. No fractures were found, but he did have trauma to his pelvis, hip, and knee which will take about 20 days to heal.
At the crash scene, George’s scooter could be seen lying in front of the Mercedes, with the visible damage to it. The star will undoubtedly be counting his blessings when he sees the photos and realizes how lucky he was not to have more serious injuries.
Amal, his wife, rushed to his side as soon as she heard the news. They were able to leave the hospital together two hours later through a side exit and the help of security and a local police escort.
According to the Daily Mail’s source, there wasn’t a lot of traffic in the tourist area.
“Those who saw it will have probably thought of a normal accident also because Clooney’s scooter is a normal scooter, there are lots of them around.”
Thankfully, it is being reported that George has not sustained any serious injuries. He and his wife will continue their summer in Sardinia with their one-year-old twins, Ella and Alexander.