George Clooney reportedly injured in auto accident in Sardinia

George Clooney car accident injured Sardinia Italy later news update Amal

GETTYGeorge Clooney has reportedly been involved in a car accident in Sardinia

The accident took place near the beach resort of Costa Corallina, local Tgr Rai Sardegna channel wrote on Twitter.

George Clooney is "fine" but recovering after he was hit by a auto in Sardinia on Tuesday. His wife, Amal, rushed to her husband's side at the hospital, and left with the superstar after his injuries were deemed minor.

His rep tells the media he is "fine" and will be recovering at home, so there's no need to worry about him.

The hospital confirmed to NBC News that Clooney has already been discharged.

He was filming for Channel 4 TV series Catch-22 when the accident occurred and CNN has reported that Clooney is expected to return to filming in a few days.

George Clooney was recently honoured by the American Film Institute with a Life Achievement Award.

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George Clooney has been released from the hospital after he was thrown off his motor scooter and into the windshield of a Mercedes on the Italian island of Sardinia Tuesday.

'A vehicle (a Mercedes E SW) did not respect the right of way and hit him.

The 57-year-old actor was reportedly rushed to John Paul II Hospital in nearby Olbia.

It's not just the Clooneys spending the summer in Italy, George's parents and Amal's mum were also seen arriving on separate flights.

The Ocean's Eleven actor was said to have been driving from his home in Puntaldia to shoot scenes for a new TV show in Olbia when the crash happened.

News of the crash broke yesterday, with initial reports saying the actor had been seriously injured. It's unclear when George will return to filming. 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.

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