Actor Jeremy Renner has been released from the hospital and returned home after he was struck by a snowplow earlier this month and sustained serious injuries.
“Out of my recovering brain fog, I was so excited to watch episode 201 with my family at home,” Renner said in response to a tweet about his Paramount+ TV series “Mayor Of Kingstown,” which returned Sunday for its premiere. second season. .
The crash occurred near Mt. Rose Highway in Reno, Nevada, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said. Renner has owned a home in the area for several years, according to a 2019 report. Reno Gazette Journal Article.
Renner suffered blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries from the accident, his representative, Sam Mast, said earlier this month. He was in critical but stable condition in the ICU after undergoing surgery on Jan. 2, Mast said.
Renner was shoveling snow for a neighbor when he was struck by a PistenBully snowplow, which weighs at least 7 tons, Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam said earlier this month.
Renner went to talk to a family member when the snowplow started rolling towards him. He tried to get into the driver’s seat to stop it and was struck, Balaam said.
Neighbors helped Renner as he waited 40 minutes for first responders to arrive due to weather conditions, Balaam said.
«What I can tell you is that there was no doctor on the scene,» he said. «They were good neighbors…who came out with some towels and helped out.»
Renner is known for his role as Hawkeye, a character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has also been nominated twice for an Oscar for his performances in «The Hurt Locker» and «The Town.»