Avengers star Jeremy Renner run over by his own plow after digging car out of snow, sheriff says
Authorities said Avengers actor Jeremy Renner was recovering at a hospital in Reno, Nev., Tuesday after being injured in a snow shovel accident over the weekend while he was helping a crew member. Family digging a car out of the snow.
During a media news conference on Tuesday, Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam said Renner was run over by his snow plow after he used it to dig a car driven by a vehicle. Family members driving out of the snow. . A strong winter storm dumped more than 600 centimeters of snow in the area from Saturday night to Sunday morning.
Renner used his plow, described by Balaam as a more than 14,000-pound PistenBully, to uproot the vehicle. The sheriff said Renner went to talk to family members when the machine started rolling.
Balaam said: “In an attempt to stop the PistenBully from rolling, Mr. Renner was trying to get back into the driver’s seat… it was at this point that Mr. Renner was run over.
The sheriff noted that no foul play was suspected and said authorities were continuing to investigate what they believe to be “a tragic accident”.
Renner took to his Instagram account on Tuesday to thank fans for their well wishes and snap a selfie on his hospital bed in Nevada.
“Thank you all for your kind words,” he wrote on Instagram. “I’m too tangled up to type now. But I send love to all of you.”
A Renner journalist said in a statement Monday that he suffered chest injuries and orthopedic injuries and remained in a critical but stable condition following surgery at the Reno hospital where he was taken. by helicopter to receive treatment.
Renner plays Clint Barton, aka Hawkeye, a sharp archer and member of the superhero team The Avengers in Marvel’s vast film and television universe.
He has been nominated for an Oscar for acting twice, receiving nods for The locker is damaged and Town. Renner’s portrait of a bomb disposal expert in Iraq in 2009 The locker is damaged helped make him a household name.
Detachment of revenge in 2012 cemented Renner as part of Marvel’s grand storytelling ambitions, with his character appearing in several sequels and receiving his own Disney+ series, Hawk Eye.