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We almost lost George Clooney

One of the most famous Kentuckians was in a very scary scooter accident and he is lucky to be alive.

George Clooney was riding along a road on the Italian island of Sardinia when he collided head-on with a blue Mercedes. The car veered into oncoming traffic, which resulted in Clooney crashing into the front of the car at a high speed and then flying into the air and onto the asphalt.

The actor could not move his head or legs as his bodyguards rushed to his side, according to reports. He was hospitalized but then discharged two hours later with injuries to his pelvis, leg and arm.

Surveillance video was released today:

As you can see, that could’ve been much, much worse for the Oscar-winning Kentuckian.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

16 responses to “We almost lost George Clooney”

  1. Luether

    My sources say that it wouldn’t have been that big of a loss…

    1. BBNDan7

      Any unnecessary loss of human life is a big loss you swine

    2. catdaddyd

      Any unnecessary loss of a swine life is a big loss, you human.

  2. Ben27

    No way it was 60 mph! I saw the video and it looked much closer to 30-35 mph. at 60 mph he would have been thrown well past the car he hit. In the video he landed beside the car. He was very lucky!

  3. Swizzle

    Well if you ride a scooter, be prepared to get hit. People cant put their phones down long enough to drive.

    1. henderblue

      Sad. But true. Lots of idiots out there. I sold my motorcycle last year. Hated to, but it’s too dangerous. People aren’t watching

  4. Cousins Fake Tooth

    Yeah no way near 60

  5. Duff86

    It’s probably 60 kph not mph

  6. dsims0004

    25mph tops

  7. Jonathan40330

    Probably little more than a “stinger” to the spinal column, which is scary as hell nonetheless. It’s good to see that he was able to leave the hospital so quickly. I’ve had a few of those come through my ER in the past.

    1. dsims0004

      you own an ER? wowzers

  8. J. Did

    Riding a bike on the road in the midst of vehicles is an huge risk in and of itself.

  9. dgtuk

    He was discharged in less than 2 hours…this is the kind of hyperbole we typically get from Jack can do better Drew!

    1. catdaddyd

      I was on pins and needles for 2 hours.

  10. katmandue2you

    He hit a car head-on douchebag. Where’s the hyperbole?

  11. Chacosrule

    Any loss of life is bad. Unless it’s the Passages Malibu db, or the fake doctor from the drug addiction network commercials. I think those would be ok.