“Hawkeye” actor Jeremy Renner is recovering from surgery after sustaining “blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries” in a New Year’s Day snowplow accident in Nevada, the actor’s publicist said. Stated.
As of Monday evening, Renner was in “critical but stable condition” in intensive care, a spokesperson said.
The 51-year-old actor has had two surgeries so far to deal with injuries sustained in the accident, a source close to the actor previously told CNN.
Renner was hospitalized on Sunday after a “weather-related accident” while plowing snow, his representative Sam Mast confirmed to CNN on Monday.
The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said it responded to “trauma” involving Renner in the Mount Rose Highway area of Reno.
In a news release, the sheriff’s office said it found Renner injured and arranged a transfer to a local hospital, adding that the actor was the only one involved in the accident.
The sheriff’s office did not provide details about how the snowplow accident occurred, but said a major accident investigation team was investigating the circumstances of the incident.
Parts of western Nevada were covered in snow at the time of the accident. The Reno area had approximately 6 to 12 inches of snow cover below 5,000 feet elevation and up to 18 inches at higher elevations between New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Reno National Weather Service.
Renner posted multiple videos and photos on his verified social media accounts showing him in snow conditions, including an Instagram video posted two weeks ago that appeared to show the actor driving a snowplow. was shared.
Renner’s family released a statement Monday night thanking hospital staff and first responders as the actor remained hospitalized.
“Jeremy’s family would like to thank the amazing doctors and nurses who looked after him, Truckee Meadows Fire and Rescue, the Washoe County Sheriff, Reno Mayor Hilary Sieve, and the Carano and Murdoch families. “They are also very overwhelmed and grateful for the outpouring of love and support from his fans.”
Renner starred in the Paramount+ series Mayor of Kingstown and is best known for his role as Hawkeye in several Marvel Cinematic Universe films.