George Clooney Hospitalized After Scooter Accident In Italy!

News reporter Claudio Lavanga tweeted, citing police, that the accident happened around 8 a.m. local time.

Clooney and his family are thought to be have based themselves in a villa in San Teodoro in Sardinia while Clooney has been filming Catch-22.

Clooney was travelling towards the set in Costa Corallina when a auto suddenly turned and struck him, according to La Nuova. Clooney left the hospital about two hours after the incident. "He is recovering at his home and will be fine", spokesman Stan Rosenfield told The Associated Press in an email.

A representative for Clooney didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. AGI reported that Clooney was later discharged from hospital and advised to rest for a few days.

Clooney, 57, was leaving his hotel in Costa Corallina and headed to the set of "Catch-22", a television adaptation of the Joseph Heller novel, on Tuesday when his moped crashed into a station wagon, ABC News confirmed.

Pictures of the crash site showed the Mercedes with a smashed windscreen and with the bike lying on the ground as the star was treated for his injuries. The driver, probably horrified to find out Clooney was the one on the scooter, stayed with the actor until an ambulance rushed him to the nearby John Paul II hospital.

George Clooney has been released from an Italian hospital after being involved in a motor accident Tuesday.

Local publication, La Nuova Sardegna, reports that George was hit by the vehicle after it suddenly changed direction, taking him by surprise.

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

The driver of the auto did stop to call for an ambulance, which took the 57-year-old to the nearest hospital, Today reports. It's unclear when George will return to filming. Clooney suffered a broken rib and scrapes, while Larson broke her foot.

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