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George Clooney injured in bike accident

George Clooney injured in bike accident

The 57-year-old had been heading to a film set on Tuesday when his motorbike was hit by a auto, according to local daily La Nuova Sardegna.

The famous actor was taken to an emergency room in nearby Olbia, however, his injuries are said not to be serious. His wife, Amal, arrived at the hospital and accompanied him as he left.

Clooney arrived in Sardinia to direct a TV miniseries called Catch 22, based on the novel by American author Joseph Heller set during World War II. According to the authorities, Clooney's scooter collided with the auto.

On close inspection it is clear that the windscreen is smashed, which might have been caused by the incident.




George and Amal were seen arrive in the island on a private jet at the end of June with their twins Alexander and Ella.

George Clooney was hospitalized and released shortly after following an accident in Italy, where he's been filming his new TV series Catch 22.

The couple have also been joined by George's parents, Nina and Nick Clooney, and Amal's mother Baria Alamuddin.

Clooney has a home on Lake Como on the Italian mainland.


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