Jeremy Renner, Marvel’s Hawkeye, hospitalized after snow excavator accident
By Kanishka Singh
(Reuters) – Actor Jeremy Renner, who plays Hawkeye in the Marvel “Avengers” movies, is in “critical but stable” condition at a hospital in Nevada, on Monday, a day after being injured. “injury” from plowing the snow, his journalist and local officials said.
“We can now confirm Jeremy is in a critical but stable condition with injuries following a weather-related accident while shoveling snow earlier today,” journalist Samantha Mast told AFP. media on Sunday, adding that the actor’s family was with him and that he was receiving “excellent care.”
The 51-year-old Oscar nominee Renner has owned a home in Washoe County, Nevada for several years, according to the Reno Gazette. That area in northern Nevada had heavy snowfall on New Year’s Eve.
The actor has appeared in many Marvel projects as well as in two films “Mission: Impossible” and “Arrival,” “American Hustle” and “28 Weeks Later”. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in “The Hurt Locker” and received a supporting actor nomination for his performance in “The Town” in 2011.
Local officials said the actor suffered “trauma” on Sunday morning and was transported to a local hospital in a care flight.
The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that it “responded to a serious injury in the Mt. Rose Freeway area in Reno, Nevada” at 9 a.m. Sunday. The office said Renner was the only party involved in the incident, which is under investigation.