Entertainment Driver involved in George Clooney's Italy motorbike accident blames sun in his eyes for lane change

19:55  12 july  2018
19:55  12 july  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

George Clooney released after motorcycle crash in Italy

  George Clooney released after motorcycle crash in Italy Actor George Clooney was taken to the hospital in Sardinia and released after being involved in an accident while riding his motorcycle, hospital officials said. The John Paul II hospital in Olbia said Clooney was released Tuesday. Local media that had gathered at the hospital said Clooney is believed to have left through a side exit.Local daily La Nuova Sardegna said the 57-year-old Clooney had been headed to a film set on Tuesday when his motorbike was hit by a car. Private Mediaset, citing gossip magazine Chi, said the accident occurred near Costa Corallina, in the province of Olbia.Police had no immediate information.

The driver of the car involved in George Clooney ’ s motorbike accident in Italy said he had moved into the opposite lane moments before the crash because he had “ sun in his eyes ” that was obscuring his vision.

George Clooney Injured in Motorcycle Accident in Italy . The actor was riding his scooter on the island of Sardinia, when he was hit by a car and came off his bike . He was taken to John Paul II hospital, but has since been discharged.

George Clooney standing in front of a crowd: George Clooney was injured after getting into a motorbike accident in Sardinia, Italy.© Provided by Fox News Network LLC George Clooney was injured after getting into a motorbike accident in Sardinia, Italy.

The driver of the car involved in George Clooney’s motorbike accident in Italy said he had moved into the opposite lane moments before the crash because he had “sun in his eyes” that was obscuring his vision.

Antonello Viglino told Italian news agency ANSA that he was stopped on the roadway during his morning commute in Sardinia, Italy and ready to turn left when two motorbikes came rushing toward him, Sky News reported.

CCTV footage showed Clooney’s bodyguard, who was driving in front of the actor, avoided the car. Clooney’s motorbike slammed into the dark-colored vehicle head-on.

Amal Clooney's bedside vigil

  Amal Clooney's bedside vigil Amal Clooney "wouldn't leave" George Clooney's side when he had his accident earlier this month.Amal Clooney "wouldn't leave" George Clooney's side when he had his accident.

George Clooney was hospitalized and released shortly after following an accident in Italy , where he’ s been filming his new TV series Catch 22. The car’ s driver assisted George after the crash and reportedly called an ambulance, according to NBC.

George Clooney suffered minor injuries after the collision between his motorbike and a car. The accident occurred in Sardinia, where George was filming TV series Catch-22. Corrie' s Rovers Return will get shock name change .

Clooney, 57, flies high above the car before crashing down to the pavement on the driver’s side.

The 67-year-old driver also told newspaper Corriere della Sera that he moved to the opposite lane because he couldn’t see.

"I didn't see anything, I had the sun in my eyes,” the driver said.

A rep for Clooney told Fox News the actor was treated and released from an Oblia hospital.

“He is recovering at his home and will be fine," the rep said.

Photos published by the Daily Mail Thursday showing Clooney, his wife Amal and their children boarding a private jet. The actor appeared to clutch on the railing for support as he slowly made it up the stairs and into the aircraft.

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