Actor George Clooney accepts the 46th AFI Life Achievement Award in Los Angeles. Picture: Reuters

International movie star George Clooney has been injured in an accident after a car collided with his scooter on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia on Tuesday.

According to the Mirror, Clooney was riding his scooter in Costa Corallina, where he's filming a new TV series called 'Catch 22,' when the incident occurred as he was on his way to the series set. 

The famous actor was taken to an emergency room in nearby Olbia, however, his injuries are said not to be serious.  

According to reports, the actor was taken to the emergency room at John Paul II hospital following reported trauma to the pelvis and bruises to one leg and arm but has not been seriously injured.

He was joined by wife Amal Clooney and it has been reported that the pair left the hospital together in a private car.

Clooney has a home on the Italian mainland, on Lake Como.