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George Clooney hurt in motorcycle crash in Italy, report says

Charles Bowen | 10 July, 2018, 18:50

Actor George Clooney was injured on Tuesday when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle in Sardinia, Italian news media reported.

Clooney was traveling on a state road in Costa Corallina, a province of Olbia, when the crash occurred, Italy's TGCOM24 reported. Calls and emails to Clooney's spokesman weren't immediately returned.

He is understood to have received treatment at John Paul II hospital, but NBC News report that he has since been discharged.

The 57-year-old has been taken to hospital but is understood not to be seriously injured.

According to La Nuova Sardegna, a local news site, Clooney only suffered a knee injury.

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

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.

Clooney has a home with his wife, human rights lawyer Amal, on the Italian mainland, on Lake Como.

George has been working hard in the region for his new project Catch 22, with the star directing, producing and starring in the six episode miniseries based on Joseph Heller's seminal novel.

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