Marvel star Jeremy Renner ‘critical but stable’ in hospital after ‘accident while ploughing snow’

Marvel star Jeremy Renner ‘critical but stable’ in hospital after ‘accident while ploughing snow’

Marvel actor Jeremy Renner is reportedly in a “critical but stable” condition in hospital following a “weather related accident”.

A spokesperson for the actor told US entertainment outlet Deadline the 51-year-old was airlifted to hospital on Sunday following the incident, which occurred while he was “ploughing snow”.

The spokesperson added Renner was with his family and “receiving excellent care”.

 (Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
(Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a traumatic injury in the area of Mt. Rose Highway in Reno, Nevada.

Renner was the only person injured in the incident, said a spokesperson, who also confirmed that an investigation had been launched by its Major Accident Investigation Team.

According to local news site, the Reno Gazette-Journal, Renner has a home in the Reno area, near to Lake Tahoe.

The area was hit by a winter storm on New Year’s Eve.

Jeremy Renner has recently posted pictures of himself in snowy weather conditions (Jeremyrenner/ Instagram)
Jeremy Renner has recently posted pictures of himself in snowy weather conditions (Jeremyrenner/ Instagram)

The storm resulted in thousands of homes suffering power cuts and hundreds of roads being closed across northern California and parts of neighbouring Nevada.

Renner, a two-time Oscar nominee, is well-known for playing Hawkeye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

He has also featured in films including The Hurt Locker, American Hustle, and Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol alongside Tom Cruise.

Renner is currently starring in the Paramount+ series The Mayor of Kingstown.