The 57-year-old actor, who is now filming a TV series on the Italian island, was understood to be driving to set when the incident occurred. However, he was lucky to have escaped with such minor injuries, judging by the video just released.
His rep tells the media he is "fine" and will be recovering at home, so there's no need to worry about him.
Police had no more information, and calls and emails to Clooney's spokesperson from the Associated Press were not immediately returned.
George Clooney was recently honoured by the American Film Institute with a Life Achievement Award. Wife Amal Clooney, a high-profile human rights lawyer, quickly came to the hospital and the actor was soon discharged, with his condition according to People deemed "not serious".
Clooney, 57, was leaving his hotel in Costa Corallina and headed to the set of "Catch-22", a television adaptation of the Joseph Heller novel, on Tuesday when his moped crashed into a station wagon, ABC Newsconfirmed. "Those who saw it will have probably thought of a normal accident also because Clooney's scooter is a normal scooter, there are lots of them around".
Actor and director George Clooney was injured in a motorcycle accident in Italy.
As fans may already be aware, George Clooney, whose property is in Lake Como, has been staying on the Italian island while shooting his upcoming series titled Catch 22.