The 50-year-old had to be taken to hospital on Sunday morning after being run over by his own snow groomer outside his Nevada home.
American actor Jeremy Renner, known in particular for his role as Hawkeye in the Marvel universe, explained on Tuesday that he was “banged upafter his accident with his own snow groomer outside his Nevada home. The 50-year-old had to be taken to hospital on Sunday morning, after being run over by the machine, comparable to those used by ski resorts to prepare the slopes, which he used to try to clear the snow which was blocking the car of one of his family members.
On Tuesday, he posted a snapshot of himself on Instagram, showing him bedridden and with a bruised face. “Thank you for all your kind words“, he shared on the social network. “I’m too beat up to write. But I send love to you all.»
His agent Sam Mast explained that the actor had undergone surgery. “He remains in intensive care, in a critical but stable condition.“, he said, pointing out that the comedian “is making progress and is awake, talking and in good spirits.»
Six ton device
The first elements of the investigation show no presence of drugs or alcohol in what the authorities described as “tragic accidentduring a press conference on Tuesday.
The investigation is continuing in particular because of the “serious injuries” inflicted on the actor, and examines possible mechanical problems with the snow groomer which crushed the actor, explained Darin Balaam, the sheriff of Washoe County in Nevada.
According to him, the approximately six-tonne PistenBully tracked device had started to roll on its own and the actor was injured while trying to “to return to the driver’s seat“.
Jeremy Renner had started as an actor in independent cinema before taking off in Hollywood in multiple blockbusters.
He made himself known to the general public in 2010 by playing an American soldier in Minesweepers, a challenging role for which he had been nominated for the Oscar for best actor. He was also nominated for an Oscar for The Townby Ben Affleck.
But by playing Clint Barton, aka Hawkeye (Hawkeye in English) in the blockbuster avengers of Marvel Studios, one of the biggest global hits in film history, Jeremy Renner had taken his stardom to a new level.
He is also featured in a Disney + series centered around his character Hawkeye, released in November.
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