George Clooney Injured in Italian Motorbike Accident

George Clooney was recently taken to hospital after suffering minor injuries in a collision involving his motorbike and a car, BBC is reporting.

According to the media house, the accident happened in Sardinia where the Hollywood star is filming his latest TV series, Catch-22.

Speaking to the media house, an official at Sassari town hall confirmed that Clooney had been involved in a ‘minor accident’ but had no serious injuries. And she added that he had now been discharged from hospital.

BBC adds that “it’s thought the incident took place around 08:00 CET as he was leaving his hotel in Costa Corallina in the north of the island.” And also, Italian news agency ANSA and local newspapers report the star was taken by ambulance to the A&E of the John Paul II hospital in Olbia.

The most recent reports suggest Clooney sustained a minor knee injury in the incident.

57-year-old Clooney plays US Air Force commander Scheisskopf in the World War Two Channel 4 drama, based on Joseph Heller’s classic novel.

The six-part drama is set to air in 2019.

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