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Near-Death Crash: George Clooney Flung 20 Feet By Speeding Car In Sardinia

George Clooney Car Accident Photos
Source: Instar/Olbia Local Police

Jul. 10 2018, Updated 2:59 p.m. ET

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George Clooney was hospitalized on Tuesday morning after a car crashed onto him while he was riding his scooter on the Italian island of Sardinia. Now, RadarOnline.com has discovered chilling new details from the incident. Click through to see photos of the shocking crash scene to learn more.

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George Clooney Car Accident Photos
Source: Olbia Local Police

Hollywood actor George Clooney, 57, was thrown 20 feet in the air when a vehicle going 60 MPH hit him while he was riding his scooter toward the Catch-22 set in Costa Corallina.

George Clooney Car Accident Photos
Source: Olbia Local Police

He suffered "a slight trauma to the pelvis and bruises to one leg and an arm," according to La Nuova, and had to undergo various tests — including an MRI — after the brutal accident.

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After the actor was flung into the air, he landed on the car's windshield and shattered the glass with his helmet.

George Clooney Car Accident Photos

As apparent from shocking local police photos, the helmet likely saved Clooney's life.

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George Clooney Car Accident Photos
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The driver who accidentally injured Clooney reportedly called an ambulance and stayed with the star until medical emergency teams arrived. According to NBC, he had not respected the right of way.

George Clooney Car Accident Photos
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Amal, 40, met her husband at the hospital and stayed with him as he was tested and later released. A production van picked them up outside the ER and took them back to their hotel, according to Sky News.

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Thankfully, none of George Clooney's injuries were life-threatening, and he is currently in stable condition.

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