First Photos of George Clooney After His Terrifying Scooter Crash

Medical personnel tend to actor George Clooney after a scooter accident in Sardinia

Medical personnel tend to actor George Clooney after a scooter accident in Sardinia

George Clooney boarding a plane to leave Sardinia on July 12 following his motorbike crash. The injured actor held onto both handrails of a private jet, as he moved slowly up the stairs with his wife, and 1-year-old twins, Ella and Alexander.

The "Monuments Men" star was rushed to John Paul II Hospital in the nearby town of Olbia via an ambulance after the crash but was later discharged with minor injuries.

He was reportedly on his way to the set of a TV series he's directing, based on the Joseph Heller classic "Catch-22". Clooney said he was going 54 miles per hour when the driver of a Mercedes cut in front of him and hit him head-on.

George Clooney is walking on his own - albeit with a little help from his wife - two days after a terrifying scooter crash in Italy sent him flying 20 feet into the air.

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Local media reports said he miraculously only suffered a knee injury. "George Clooney was treated and released from an Olbia hospital", his rep confirmed to HollywoodLife at the time.

The movie star is recovering at his rented home in Sardinia following the crash near Olbia, Italy on Tuesday, after he was briefly hospitalized, and now the plumber behind the wheel of the vehicle has opened up about the drama. Clooney's helmet hit the windshield and broke due to the force of the impact.

This is not the first time Clooney has been injured in a motorbike accident; in 2007, he broke a rib while he and his then-girlfriend, Sarah Larson, were hit by a auto while riding on a motorcycle in Weehawken, New Jersey. Amal recently told Vogue that she met George through a mutual friend at his Lake Como home, saying that the progression of their relationship was "the most natural thing in the world". I was 35 when I met him.

'It all happened in an instant. "And I wasn't willing or excited about the idea of getting married or having a family in the absence of that".

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