Clooney was driving a motor scooter to work on Tuesday morning when he collided with a Mercedes making a sudden left turn. La Nuova also reports that George's wife, Amal Clooney, rushed to be by his side when she heard news of his hospitalization. "He is recovering at his home and will be fine", a publicist for the actor told Yahoo Entertainment. An ambulance took Clooney to the nearest hospital, where an MRI scan revealed that the actor was not seriously injured, according to police and health officials.
Clooney is in Sardinia to film a miniseries based on Joseph Heller's book "Catch 22". A photo tweeted by the local news outlet shows a motorcycle beside a slightly damaged Mercedes and a fire extinguisher.
Wife Amal, 40, came to collect him and the couple left in a chauffeur-driven auto.
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Actor George Clooney, best known for his performances in movies like O Brother, Where Art Thou? According to Corriere, Clooney was "hospitalized" after the incident and his condition is "confidential" but not serious.
The driver of the vehicle did stop to call for an ambulance, which took the 57-year-old to the nearest hospital, Today reports. "The driver decided to make an abrupt right turn and clipped George". It's not clear whether he'll consider traveling on four wheels from now on, however, having previously suffered a broken rib in a motorbike accident in NY in 2007.