Jeremy Renner He is in critical but stable condition after being involved in an accident while shoveling snow on Sunday, a representative for the actor said.
“We can confirm that Jeremy is hospitalized in critical but stable condition with injuries sustained after he was involved in a weather related accident while shoveling snow today,” the representative said. «His family is with him and he is receiving excellent care.»
The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said it responded to a report of a traumatic injury in the Mt. Rose Highway area of Reno, Nevada, around 9 a.m. local time (12 p.m. ET) Sunday.
He said Renner, 51, was the only person injured in the incident.
«Deputies coordinated with the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District and REMSA Health to arrange for the medical transport of Mr. Jeremy Renner via care flight to a local area hospital,» the sheriff’s office said.
The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the circumstances of the incident, he said.
Renner has a house in Nevada, according to The Associated Pressbut it was not clear exactly where he was injured.
In 2015, the actor published a Photo to Instagram of a snowcat vehicle, which is used in snowy conditions. It was not immediately clear if the vehicle was involved in Sunday’s incident.
Renner is known for his role as Hawkeye as part of Marvel’s Avengers squad. He has also been nominated twice for an Oscar for his performances in «The Hurt Locker» and «The Town.»
joseph cradduck Y The Associated Press contributed.