Surveillance video shows George Clooney's scooter crash in Italy

Lewis Collier
July 13, 2018

George Clooney's on the mend after his brutal scooter crash in Italy. Clooney is now filming a new series, "Catch 22", based on the classic novel by Joseph Heller.

Surveillance video footage of the accident shows Clooney flying over the front of his scooter after hitting the plumber's auto.

The couple smiled as they arrived on the tarmac on a golf cart.

Photos published by the Daily Mail Thursday showing Clooney, his wife Amal and their children boarding a private jet. 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.

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.

Although he suffered no broken bones, he will need physiotherapy to his knee.

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Thankfully, a rep for Clooney told ET that while the actor was hospitalized after the incident, he's now on the mend. "He is recovering at his home and will be fine".

George Clooney was injured after getting into a motorbike accident in Sardinia, Italy.

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 vehicle while riding on a motorcycle in Weehawken, New Jersey. "I could never have imagined that I would have hit George Clooney".

"It's good to be alive", he told a friend later in the day.

"It's the one thing in life that I think is the biggest determinant of happiness, and it's the thing you have the least control over", she said. I was 35 when I met him. I'm in shock. It all happened in an instant.

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