Actor Jeremy Renner says he broke more than 30 bones in a snowplow accident

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

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

“These 30 plus broken bones will mend, grow stronger, just as the love and bond with family and friends deepens.”

Renner was plowing snow for a neighbor near his home in Reno, Nevada, when he was run over by a PistenBully snowplow, which weighs at least 7 tons, Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam told reporters shortly after the New Year’s Day accident. a press conference.

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

Neighbors helped as he waited 40 minutes for first responders to arrive on the scene due to the weather conditions, Balaam said.

Renner suffered blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries, his rep, 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 Wednesday in response to a tweet from the official “Mayor of Kingstown” account promoting Season 2.

“Aside from my brain fog during recovery, I was really excited to watch episode 201 with my family at home,” he said.

The actor, who is a two-time Oscar nominee, had previously posted photos and videos to Instagram of him standing next to snowplows and rolling through icy terrain in a jeep.

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