George Clooney suffers minor injuries in Italy scooter crash

George Clooney suffers minor injuries in Italy scooter crash

The accident took place early on Tuesday morning and the "Ocean's 11" actor was transported to hospital from the scene, reports HuffPost Italia.

CNN's John Avlon said Tuesday morning that he "checked in on" Clooney and learned that the actor had been hit head-on and was thrown over the handlebars of his motor scooter, smashed the car's windshield with his head and landed 30 feet from the accident.

La Nuova Sardegna said the 57-year-old was headed to a film set on Tuesday when his motorbike was hit by a auto.

HuffPost UK has contacted George's representatives for comment.

Amal, 40, and George, along with their one-year-old twins, are now living in Sardinia for the summer, where he is filming his new TV series, Catch 22.

The Batman and Robin star is staying in Sardinia for the summer with his wife, Amal, and their one year old twins, Ella and Alexander, while he films for TV series, Catch 22.

George Clooney has been rushed to hospital after a motorbike crash. Italian media reports Clooney has already been released from the hospital.

The two-time Oscar victor has hired Kyle Chandler of Friday Night Lights fame to take over the part of Col. Cathcart (played by Martin Balsam in the 1970 adaptation) originally earmarked for himself while he takes on the less demanding role of Scheisskopf.