George Clooney released from hospital after motorcycle crash in Italy

George Clooney released from hospital after motorcycle crash in Italy

The 57-year-old was hit by a vehicle while riding his scooter on the island of Sardinia, officials confirmed to NBC News.

The 57-year-old Academy Award victor was traveling on a state road in Costa Corallina, a province of Olbia, when the crash occurred, TGCOM24 reported.

A photo published on La Nuova Sardegna website shows a black scooter on one side of the road, with a dark blue estate auto facing the other way, at an angle across the central reserve.

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"A auto did not respect the right of way and hit him", the tweet read.

Italian newspaper La Nuova Sardegna tweeted a photo of the purported accident site.

Olbia police commander Giovanni Mannoni told the outlet that Clooney did not suffer any serious injuries and he will be monitored by hospital staff as an outpatient for the next 20 days. Local media that had gathered at the hospital said Clooney is believed to have left through a side exit.

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The US actor is directing, producing and starring in the six episode miniseries based on Joseph Heller's famous novel.

Earlier that month George was seen driving around the island on a scooter with Amal clinging on tightly behind him.

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

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