Actor Jeremy Renner broke more than 30 bones in his body when he was hit by a snowplow earlier this month, he said in an Instagram post on Saturday.

«Much love and appreciation to all of you,» said Renner, 52, who plays superhero Hawkeye in Marvel’s «Avengers» and also starred in the Paramount+ crime thriller series «Mayor of Kingstown.»

“These more than 30 broken bones will be mended, strengthened, as love and bonds with family and friends deepen.”

Renner was shoveling snow for a neighbor near his home in Reno, Nevada, when he was struck by a PistenBully snowplow, which weighs at least 7 tons, Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam said at a news conference shortly after the incident. accident on New Year’s Day.

The star had gone to talk to a family member when the snowplow started rolling towards him, Balaam said, adding that Renner was struck when he tried to get in the driver’s seat to stop it.

Neighbors helped him as he waited 40 minutes for rescuers to arrive due to weather conditions, Balaam said.

Renner suffered blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries, his representative, Sam Mast, said at the time, adding that Renner was in critical but stable condition when he was treated in the ICU.

After more than two weeks in the hospital, Renner said he was back home on Wednesday in response to a tweet from the official «Mayor of Kingstown» account promoting season 2.

“Out of my recovering brain fog, I was so excited to watch episode 201 with my family at home,” he said.

The actor, who is a two-time Oscar nomineeHe had previously posted images and videos on Instagram of him standing next to snowplows and rolling across icy terrain in a Jeep.