Two days after a critical accident landed him in vital situation within the hospital, actor Jeremy Renner up to date anxious followers on his situation Tuesday afternoon.
“Thank you all for your kind words,” he posted on Instagram alongside a selfie that confirmed him in a hospital mattress carrying an oxygen tube in his nostril, with the left aspect of his face badly bruised. “Im too messed up now to type. But I send love to you all.”
Renner is extensively recognized for portraying Clint Barton, a.ok.a. Hawkeye, within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and several other of his co-stars left feedback on his submit to point out their help.
“Speedy recovery buddy,” wrote Chris Hemsworth, who stars as Thor alongside Renner within the “Avengers” film franchise. “Sending love your way!”
One other Marvel determine, Chris Pratt, who stars in “The Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Avengers” movies, wrote, “Continued prayers your way brutha” and added a coronary heart emoji.
“My brother I love you,” commented Taika Waititi, director of “Thor: Ragnarok” and its sequel, “Thor: Love and Thunder.”
Earlier within the day, fellow Marvel actor Mark Ruffalo wished his “brother” Renner a “full and speedy recovery” on his personal Instagram account.
“Please send healing goodness his way,” wrote Ruffalo, who stars because the Hulk reverse Renner within the “Avengers” franchise.
“Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn additionally tweeted that his “heart is with” Renner.
Across the time Renner posted his well being replace on Tuesday, a press convention was held to shed extra mild on how his accident occurred.
Snowy circumstances delayed the medical response to Renner after he was run over by his snowplow on New Yr’s Day in Nevada, authorities mentioned at Tuesday’s press convention.
About an hour had handed between the primary 911 name earlier than Renner, 51, was airlifted from Mt. Rose Freeway to a Reno-area hospital, mentioned Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam.
Balaam referred to as the incident a “tragic accident” and mentioned no foul play was suspected. Renner was not impaired in the course of the accident, he added.
The Lake Tahoe space had acquired about three ft of snow the night time earlier than, forcing the closure of many roads and drivers to desert their autos, Balaam mentioned. That sophisticated first-responder efforts to get to the scene.
“The delay was a direct result of the weather, the traffic moving around abandoned cars in the roadway and the closure of Mt. Rose Highway,” Balaam mentioned.
Renner’s private car was among the many deserted autos caught within the snow, Balaam mentioned. He had been utilizing his snowplow, a 14,000-pound Tucker Sno-Cat, to drag his automobile, which was being pushed by a member of the family, out of the snow.
After liberating the car, Renner hopped out of his snowplow to speak together with his relative. Throughout that point, the snowplow began to roll by itself, Balaam mentioned. In an try to cease it, Renner ran and tried to hop into the driving force’s seat of the plow and was then run over.
A neighbor noticed him attempt to leap into the snowplow and overlooked him till the plow got here to a relaxation in a pile of snow in entrance of his driveway, Balaam mentioned.
After present process surgical procedure Monday, Renner was in vital however secure situation, in keeping with his consultant, who mentioned the actor suffered “blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries.” CNN reported that Renner underwent two surgical procedures for “extensive” accidents.
Investigators will probably be inspecting the snowplow for potential mechanical failure to find out why it began to roll, Balaam mentioned.
Renner is an energetic member of the Reno neighborhood who is thought to assist different residents and to donate to the town, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve informed the Reno Gazette-Journal. He moved to Washoe County greater than a decade in the past and has lived there in between movie and tv shoots.
Renner retains a snowplow at his residence positioned close to the freeway on the aspect of a snowy mountain. The Lake Tahoe and Reno space has been inundated with snow in latest days after a sequence of storms poured over Northern California. Final month, Renner tweeted a photograph of a automobile lined in snow and mentioned, “Lake Tahoe snowfall is no joke.”