The Hawkeye actor was plowing snow when the accident occured on Sunday
Jeremy Renner has been seriously injured in an accident while plowing snow on the weekend which left him in “critical but stable condition”, a spokesperson for the actor said on Sunday.
“We can confirm Jeremy is in critical but stable condition with injuries suffered after experiencing a weather-related accident while plowing snow earlier today,” a spokesperson for the Hawkeye star told the Hollywood Reporter late on Sunday night.
“His family is with him and he is receiving excellent care,” they added.
Deadline reported that Renner was airlifted to hospital.
The 51-year-old actor has been nominated for two Academy Awards over his acting career, for his performances in The Hurt Locker and The Town. He has become well-known for his portrayal of the superhero Clint Barton, also known as Hawkeye, in Marvel films, and for his role in the Mission Impossible film franchise.
Renner owns a ranch above Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The region that was hit by a winter storm on New Year’s Eve that saw 35,000 homes lose power. Much of the US has been hit by the “blizzard of the century” over the past week, with at least 60 people having died countrywide.
On 13 December, Renner shared a photo of snow in the area on Twitter, writing: “Lake Tahoe snowfall is no joke.”
On Instagram, he posted several clips of himself behind the wheel of a snow plow, writing on one: “Nearly done with sledding hill for the kids.”
Renner is next set to appear in the second season of Mayor of Kingstown, which begins airing in two weeks.