Jeremy Renner has not had surgery after a snow plow accident on January 1 that left him in “critical but stable condition”.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and Mayor of Kingston star, 51, was flown to the hospital on New Year’s Day after the accident at his home in Reno, Nevada.
TMZ first reported the incident on January 2, explaining how Renner was using the snowplow “a quarter mile” from his home when the accident happened.
The publication reported that the machine, dubbed the Snowcat, accidentally ran over one of Renner’s legs. A neighbor who is a doctor is said to have put a tourniquet on his leg by the time paramedics arrived.
Renner’s representatives have since shared more details about the actor’s condition after he underwent surgery on January 2.
“Critical but stable condition”
In a statement shared with people On Monday, Renner’s representatives said: “We can confirm that Jeremy suffered blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries and underwent surgery today, January 2, 2023.
“He has returned from surgery and is in critical but stable condition in intensive care.”
They continued, “Jeremy’s family would like to say thank you to the incredible doctors and nurses caring for him, Truckee Meadows Fire and Rescue, the Washoe County Sheriff, Reno City Mayor Hillary Schieve, and the Carano and Murdock families .
“They are also enormously overwhelmed and grateful for the love and support from his fans.”
news week has contacted Renner representatives for further comment.
Renner will soon be appearing in the second season of his series Paramount+ Mayor of Kingstown, which will premiere on the platform on Sunday, January 15th.
In the drama, Renner portrays ruler Mike McLusky as he works to bring order and justice to a city riddled with crime and corruption.
2021 told Renner news week about the show, saying, “I’m not sure there’s a character like that in life, maybe he does, maybe he doesn’t.”
“What I definitely like is the way his character is expressed […and] how principled it is,” the actor added when discussing the show’s themes.
“It’s selfless, he points out that ‘you understand, if you do that and don’t look both ways when you’re crossing the street, you might get pulled over’, those are basic tenets of stuff.
“And he’s just trying to see the bigger picture of everything, and there’s something admirable about that for me that I really like about the guy.”
Renner is also known for his role as Clint Barton, aka Hawkeye, in the MCU, a character he has played since 2011 Thor.
Since his role debut, Renner has appeared in six Marvel films, including The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. Most recently, the actor embodied the character in the Disney+ series hawk eye, which Hailee Steinfeld introduced as Clint’s successor, Kate Bishop.
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