George Clooney Rushed To Hospital After Scooter Accident In Italy

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Local news sources report that George Clooney, actor-husband to Amal, was rushed to the hospital following a motorcycle accident in Italy.

Local media reported that he was then taken by an ambulance to John Paul II Hospital, after suffering 'trauma to his knee'.

Amal Clooney reportedly rushed to his side while he was at the hospital. The incident occurred near Costa Corallina, in the province of Olbia in Sardinia.

Clooney is staying on the Italian island to film a Hulu mini-series based on the classic Joseph Heller novel Catch-22.

If Clooney would have been seriously injured, the driver would have become public enemy number one.

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New reports suggest George was "propelled over the vehicle he hit", according to TMZ. A representative said the actor hadn't been seriously injured and that he is now recovering at home after being discharged from hospital. The actor has been busy in Italy filming the upcoming show, that he is producing, starring in, and directing. The actor's helmet struck the car's windshield, causing it to shatter and the helmet to break.

The auto driver called an ambulance which took Clooney to hospital, AGI added.

Immediately after the crash, Clooney was transported to a nearby hospital.

Clooney is now filming his new TV series "Catch 22" on the island, which also features Hugh Laurie and Austin Stowell ("Whiplash").

"Catch-22" is slated to air next year.