George Clooney was involved in an accident while filming Catch 22 in Italy. The actor had minor injuries after the driver of a Mercedes did not give him the right of way while Clooney was riding a scooter.
A spokesperson for the Italian police commented on the accident: “At 8.15am George Clooney was riding his scooter on the State Road 125 towards Olbia from Puntaldia. “A car (a Mercedes E SW) did not respect the right of way and hit him. George Clooney fell and slammed the windshield of the Mercedes. The car driver called the 112, the emergency number of Carabinieri, and they sent the Municipal Police, an ambulance and the Fire Dept. [The] MRI was negative, and he is not seriously injured. George Clooney has already been discharged and he stays well.
Clooney is recovering from the accident at his house in Sardinia. He was staying at a nearby hotel before the accident, to be close to the set where Catch-22 was being filmed.