Actor Jeremy Renner was airlifted to hospital on Sunday following a horrific snowplough accident at his home in Reno, Nevada.
The 51-year-old, best known for his role as Hawkeye in a number of Marvel projects, was attempting to clear a path out of his home with his snow groomer following a massive New Year’s Eve storm when the vehicle accidentally ran over one of his legs.
According to TMZ, the machine’s safety features failed and it rolled over Jeremy’s leg, causing him to lose “a lot of blood” and suffer “extensive” injuries.
One of his neighbours, who is a doctor, reportedly put a tourniquet on his leg until he was transported via care flight to a local hospital.
A spokesman for Jeremy told Deadline that the two-time Oscar nominee is in “critical but stable condition with injuries suffered after experiencing a weather-related accident while ploughing snow earlier today”. The rep added that he is with his family and “receiving excellent care”.
The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office in Reno also confirmed that Jeremy was “the only involved party in the incident”, and the office’s Major Accident Investigation Team is “currently looking into the circumstances of the incident”.
Jeremy, who shares a 9-year-old daughter with his ex-wife Sonni Pacheco, regularly shares posts on Instagram updating his followers about the snow conditions in Reno.
The Mayor of Kingstown actor shared a video in November of himself driving in heavy snow alongside the caption: “Monday morning pre-winter preparation couldn’t be more fun!
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