George Clooney's car gift

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 21 August 2008
George Clooney

George Clooney's car gift

George Clooney bought a £14,000 car for a motorist whose vehicle he hit in a road accident.

The 'Ocean's Thirteen' actor shunted a female driver's Lancia Ypsilon from behind with his large saloon while out in Pennabilli, Italy.

He accepted full blame for the accident and left the surprised woman a replacement vehicle with a note of apology attached to the windscreen.

It read: "I'm so sorry. Hope you'll forgive me. George Clooney."

This is not the first motoring accident for the 47-year-old heartthrob.

Last September, Clooney was rushed to hospital after a car knocked him and then-girlfriend Sarah Larson off his motorbike.

The star suffered a fractured rib and burns, while Larson broke her foot.

A spokesman for the actor insisted it was the fault of the Mazda driver involved while the accused claims the 'Syriana' actor was attempting to overtake him on the right, a manoeuvre banned in New Jersey where the accident happened.

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