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George Clooney hospitalised after scooter accident, discharged

Press Trust of India  |  London 

was hurt in an accident while he was driving a in Sardinia,

The 57-year-old actor-director, who was in town shooting for his new TV series "Catch-22", was briefly hospitalised and has now been discharged.

received minor injuries after his collided with a car near the town of Olbia, in the north of the island.

He was taken to a nearby hospital in an ambulance, where he underwent an scan and was later discharged.

According to Italian newspaper, La Nuova Sardegna, the was on his way to a film set when the incident took place.

The newspaper also tweeted a photo from the scene, showing a lightly smashed up and a car. was said to have crashed into the car's windscreen.

Lt Alberto Cicognani told that the was "not seriously injured".

Clooney has been in for several weeks for "Catch-22" shooting.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 15:50 IST