George Clooney injured in motorbike crash

Actor briefly hospitalised in Sardinia

by Jennie Kermode

George Clooney
George Clooney Photo: Maggio

George Clooney was taken to hospital today after his motorbike collided with a car near the Costa Corallina. The actor, who is understood to have received minor injuries to his knee, was immediately discharged after treatment.

Clooney, 57, has been staying on the island during the filming of mini-series Catch-22, in which he stars with Hugh Laurie and Christopher Abbott. He had recently left his hotel when the accident took place at an intersection at around 8am. No-one else is believed to have been hurt.

Share this with others on...
News

Fragmented vision Camille Thoman on art, control, chaos, Mireille Enos, Sam Shepard and Never Here

Inside the London Korean Film Festival An in-depth look at this year's line-up

Circularity of the moments Luke Davies on co-scripting Felix van Groeningen's Beautiful Boy

Prison of life Sarah Marx talks about drama L'Enkas

An emotional journey Annemarie Jacir on fathers and sons in Wajib

Light, bright start for San Sebastian Festival embraces humour on opening night

Awaken to open Tallinn Tom Lowe's debut has Black Nights premiere

More news and features

The San Sebastian Film Festival opens this week, and we'll be bringing you all the latest news and reviews from there.



We're looking forward to the London Film Festival and the New York Film Festival.



We've recently been covering the Glasgow Youth Film Festival, the Venice Film Festival, London's Frightfest, and the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal.



Read our full for recent coverage.


Visit our festivals section.

Interact

Win a copy of Le Crime De Monsieur Langue, Jacques Rivette's The Nun and some great merchandise for The House With A Clock In Its Walls in our latest competitions.