Jeremy Renner is in the ICU recovering from 2 surgeries after being injured in the snow plowing incident



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“Hawkeye” actor Jeremy Renner is recovering from surgery after “blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries” on New Year’s Day. Snow plow accident in Nevada, a spokesman for the actor said.

As of Monday evening, Renner was in “critical but stable condition” in the intensive care unit, a spokesman said.

The 51-year-old actor has so far undergone two surgeries to address injuries sustained in the accident, a source close to the actor previously told CNN.

Renner was hospitalized Sunday following a “weather-related accident” while plowing snow, his rep Sam Mast confirmed to CNN on Monday.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said its deputies responded to a “traumatic injury” involving Renner in the area of ​​Mount Rose Highway in Reno.

Deputies found Renner injured and coordinated his transport to an area hospital, the sheriff’s office said in a news release, adding that the actor was the only person involved in the crash.

The Sheriff’s Office did not release details on how the snow plow accident happened, but said its Major Accident Investigation Team is looking into the circumstances of the incident. A press conference from the sheriff’s office is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.

Reno Mayor Hilary Scheeve told the Reno Gazette Journal Renner was helping a stranded motorist when the crash happened on Monday.

“He was helping someone who was stuck in the snow,” said Schieve, who is friends with Renner. “He’s always helping others.”

CNN has reached out to Schieve’s office for comment.

At the time of the crash, parts of western Nevada were covered in snow. The Reno area saw 6-12 inches of snow between New Year’s and New Year’s Day below 5,000 feet, and up to 18 inches at higher elevations. National Weather Service in Reno.

Renner has shared several videos and photos of himself in snowy conditions on his verified social media accounts, including an Instagram video posted two weeks ago in which the actor appears to be driving a snowplow.

Renner’s family released a statement Monday evening thanking hospital staff and first responders for the actor’s stay at the hospital.

“Jeremy’s family would like to express their gratitude to the incredible doctors and nurses who cared for him, Truckee Meadows Fire and Rescue, the Washoe County Sheriff, Reno City Mayor Hilary Schieve, and the Carrano and Murdock families,” his spokesperson said in a statement. “They are very happy and appreciative of 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.

His “Avengers” co-star Mark Ruffalo He asked for prayers for Renner on Monday.

“Prayers for a full and speedy recovery for our brother @jeremyrenner,” Ruffalo posted on his Instagram Stories. “Please send healing goodness his way.”

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