George Clooney Flung Into Air In Head-On Motorbike/Car Crash

George Clooney was hospitalized with minor injuries after his motorbike crashed head-on into a Mercedes in Sardinia, Italy on July 10.

The Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera obtained video of the crash, which happens at the top of the video and is obscured by a time code box.

BBC News reports that Clooney is filming a new TV-miniseries series, “Catch-22,” in Italy.

A representative for Clooney said: “He is recovering at his home and will be fine.”

A spokesman for the Italian Carabinieri described the incident, reports BBC News:

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.

(Sources: BBC NewsCorriere Della Sera via Vimeo)

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