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Jeremy Renner accident – as it happened: Marvel star recovers in hospital after being crushed by snow plough

Avengers star, who turned 52 on Saturday 7 January, in ‘critical but stable’ condition after accident

Jeremy Renner shares video recovering in hospital after snowploughing accident

Actor Jeremy Renner celebrated his 52nd birthday in hospital, where he is being treated after being “crushed” by a snow plough that left him with serious injuries.

The Marvel star underwent two surgeries at a Nevada hospital after the “tragic”incident that has left him on a “long road to recovery”.

He had been trying to rescue his car from the snow when he was accidentally run over by the heavy-duty snow plough he’d been operating.

“We can confirm that Jeremy has suffered blunt chest trauma and orthopaedic injuries and has undergone surgery today (2 January),” Renner’s family said in their original statement. “He has returned from surgery and remains in the intensive care unit in critical but stable condition.”

On Wednesday (4 January), TMZ obtained the details of the log made by emergency services at the time, including details from the 911 call that give further insight into Renner’s immediate injuries.

According to the publication, Renner was audibly groaning in the background of the call, due to his pain.

The record notes that the right side of Renner’s chest had collapsed and that his upper torso was crushed.

The plough ran over one of the actor’s legs, despite a large array of safety features, leading to major blood loss, a neighbour said.

In his first post since the accident, Renner shared a selfie from his hospital bed with the caption: “Thank you all for your kind words. Im [sic] too messed up now to type. But I send love to you all.”

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Renner was met with an outpouring of support from his fans and Marvel co-stars, including Chris Hemsworth, Taika Waititi and Chris Pratt.

On Saturday 7 January, Renner turned 52. He was sharing birthday messages on his Instagram Stories from his hospital bed.


Incident is under investigation

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office in Nevada have said that it is investigating the incident, which occured on Sunday (1 January).

Police arrived at the scene around 8pm and impounded the snow plough.

Annabel Nugent3 January 2023 11:20

Jeremy Renner ‘recovers’ in hospital with family by his side, reports say

The actor remains in the intensive care unit in critical but stable condition following surgery.

Annabel Nugent3 January 2023 11:40

Jeremy Renner posted several snow-related social media posts this winter

The actor has previously has shown himself using the Snowcat, the snow plough which caused his injury, in images on social media.

He also spoke about the extreme cold weather in the US this winter, writing on Twitter on 12 December: “Lake Tahoe snowfall is no joke #Winter Wonderland.”

His caption accompanied a photo of a car buried in several feet of snow.

Kate Ng3 January 2023 12:00

The US was battered by snowstorms over New Year weekend

Jeremy Renner was reportedly injured on New Year’s Day while he was using his personal snow plough to clear a path so that his family could get out after a heavy storm.

A deadly blizzard left more than 60 people dead across the US in weather-related incidents. It was one of the coldest Christmases in modern memory.

Annabel Nugent3 January 2023 12:20

Jeremy Renner was the only one involved in the accident

The Wahoe County Sheriff’s Office has previously confirmed that Renner was the only person involved in the accident.

The Sherrif’s Office did not provide details on the incident but said that its Major Accident Investigation Team is looking into the circumstances surrounding the event.

Reports have emerged, however, that Renner was using his personal snow plough to clear a path for his family after heavy snowfall when the Snowcat ran over one of his legs. This led to major blood loss, a neighbour told TMZ.

Annabel Nugent3 January 2023 12:22

At the time of the accident, parts of western Nevada were covered in snow

As reported by the National Weather Service in Reno, the area received six to 12 inches of snow at elevations below 5,000 feet between New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, and up to 18 inches at higher elevations.

Jeremy Renner’s accident occured on New Year’s Day (1 January).

The US has been been battered by snowstorms, leaving more than 60 people in eight states dead due to weather-related incidents.

Annabel Nugent3 January 2023 12:45

Does Jeremy Renner have children?

The actor is father to one daughter Ava Berlin Renner, born in 2013, together with his ex-wife Sonni Pacheco.

In 2022, Renner celebrated Ava’s ninth birthday with a post on Instagram, calling himself a “proud papa”.

Annabel Nugent3 January 2023 13:05

James Gunn says his ‘heart is with’ Jeremy Renner

The newly appointed co-CEO of DC Studios has sent well wishes to Renner following the actor’s accident.

Other celebrities to send their prayers to Renner include Josh Gad, EastEnders star Danny Hatchard and The Terminator actor Robert Patrick.

You can see all of the celebrities who have posted about Renner’s accident here.

James Gunn says his ‘heart is with Jeremy Renner’ as actor remains in ICU

Renner is said to be in ‘critical but stable condition’ following snowplough accident

Annabel Nugent3 January 2023 13:25

Treat Williams: ‘I do my own own plowing too’

Chesapeake Shores star Treat Williams is among the celebrities who have extended their well wishes to Renner following the incident.

“Thoughts for Jeremy Renner and family today,” he wrote on Twitter. “I do my own plowing too. Get well soon.”

Annabel Nugent3 January 2023 13:45

Jeremy Renner’s family say they are ‘overwhelmed’ with the ‘outpouring of love and support'

Jeremy Renner’s family issued their first statement since the actor’s accident on Monday (2 January).

In it, they confirmed that the Marvel star had suffered “blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries and has undergone surgery”.

They also told fans that he has returned from surgery and remains in the intensive care unit in critical but stable condition.

Jeremy Renner’s family releases first statement since actor’s accident

Renner has undergone two surgeries at a Nevada hospital after suffering serious injuries in a snow-ploughing accident

Annabel Nugent3 January 2023 14:06

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