Jeremy Renner revealed that he broke more than 30 bones in his accident and shared a new photo of his rehabilitation
The 51-year-old actor was hit by a 7-ton snowplow
Jeremy Renner showed on social networks that he continues with his rehabilitation at home after being discharged from the hospital
The American actor and musician Jeremy Renner assured this Saturday that in the accident with a snowplow he suffered on January 1st broke more than 30 bones.
“I want to thank you all for your messages and consideration. Much love and appreciation to all. These more than 30 broken bones will be mended and strengthened, as the love and bond with family and friends deepens”, said the Marvel star on social networks.
The actor from the movie saga “The Avengers” assured that his routines and resolutions this year have completely changed after what happened and accompanied his message with a photograph in which he appears on a stretcher undergoing rehabilitation at home.
Renner, 51 years old, was injured while cleaning a driveway at his Nevada home on New Year's Day. He used his 7-ton Pistenbully snowplow and after achieving his mission he got out of it to talk to his family. At that moment the machine began to roll and in an attempt to stop it, the actor was run over by the heavy vehicle.
File video of Jeremy Renner's recovery in the hospital after the accident< p class="paragraph">The accident left him in critical condition with chest trauma and other injuries, his representative said. A witness told the portal TMZ that a neighbor of Renner's, a doctor, placed a tourniquet on his leg and he bled profusely until paramedics arrived to rush him to a hospital.
Local authorities indicated in a press conference that there were no indications that alcohol or drugs were involved in the incident, which was being treated as a “tragic accident”. According to Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam, an investigation was underway into Renner's “serious injuries,” including checks for any signs of mechanical failure.
The popular entertainer, who plays the superhero Hawkeye in Marvel productions, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his work in the 2008 feature film The Hurt Locker, which won the Oscar for Best Picture.
Jeremy Renner in a scene from 2012's "The Avengers"
He also received a Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for his role in The Town , from 2010, and is remembered for his performances in Arrival, American Hustle, The Bourne Legacy and two installments of the Mission Impossible saga.
On Monday, in response to a Twitter post about her role in the TV series Mayor of Kingstown, Renner tweeted: “Recovering from my brain fog aside, I was so excited to watch episode 201 with my family at home.”
With information from EFE and Reuters