George Clooney reportedly hurt in Italian scooter crash

TORONTO ON- SEPTEMBER 10 Writer  director  producer George Clooney attends the 'Suburbicon' press conference during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival at TIFF Bell Lightbox

Image The actor was on his way to the film set in Sardinia when the accident occured

Actor George Clooney was injured on Tuesday when his motorcycle collided with a auto in Sardinia, Italian news media reported. A health official confirmed that he was taken to the hospital and treated for injuries that were "not serious".

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

Director George Clooney is interviewed at the premiere for "Suburbicon" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., October 22, 2017.

George Clooney was reportedly involved in a auto accident on Monday. Cicognani added that Clooney was "not seriously injured".

La Nuova Sardegna says Clooney was knocked off his bike by a vehicle and sustained minor injuries.

NBC News reporter Claudio Lavagna tweeted: "George Clooney has already been discharged following collision between the scooter he was traveling on and a vehicle".

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

The crash reportedly went down just after 8:00 a.m. - local time - when a auto cut across the path George was taking on the road.

The image showed slight damage to the actor's bike and smashed glass to the left of the Mercedes car's windscreen.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information becomes available.

Clooney arrived in Sardinia to direct a TV miniseries called Catch 22, based on the novel by American author Joseph Heller set during World War II.

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