Jeremy Renner was ‘crushed’ by 14,330-pound snow plow, sheriff says

Jeremy Renner was ‘crushed’ by ‘extremely bulky snow removal equipment’ weighing ‘at least 14,330 pounds’, according to local authorities.

Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam told a press conference Tuesday that the actor’s PistenBully was “stuck” when the “Hawkeye” star attempted to “recover” the vehicle and [it] moving.”

Although the 51-year-old was ‘successful’, he was off the machine and ‘talking to a family member’ when the PistenBully ‘started rolling’.

Jeremy Renner wears a tuxedo to the Oscars in 2017
Jeremy Renner was knocked down by a PistenBully weighing 14,330 pounds.

The Sheriff explained, β€œIn an effort to stop the PistenBully rollover, Mr. Renner is attempting[ed] to take over the driver’s seat of the PistenBully. According to our investigation, it was at this stage that Mr. Renner [was] to crush.”

Balaam noted that Renner was not considered “impaired at all” during the “tragic accident” and foul play is not suspected.

News broke Monday that the Oscar nominee was in a “critical but stable condition” in Nevada after “being the victim of a weather-related incident.”

Jeremy Renner takes a selfie in hospital after snowplow accident
The actor posted an Instagram update after the surgery.
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Renner was airlifted to a hospital where he underwent surgery, according to TMZ.

The ‘Town’ star, who suffered a “blunt force trauma to his chest” among other injuries, gave some insight into his injuries on Tuesday when he posted a selfie from the hospital via Instagram.

Washoe County Sheriff Opens Up About Jeremy Renner's Snowplow Crash
The incident was most likely a “tragic accident” without any “foul play”.
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“Thank you all for your kind words. πŸ™,” he wrote. β€œI’m too messed up now to type. But I send love to you all.

Renner’s fellow Marvel franchise members shared their support in the comments.

“Get well mate. Sending love your way! Chris Hemsworth wrote, while Chris Evans called his co-star ‘tough as nails’.

Chris Pratt added: “Continue prayers your brutalha way.”

Renner has lived in his secluded mansion near Reno for nearly a decade, telling Men’s Health in November 2021 that his home “is not a horse ranch.” [but] …more of a power ranch.

The Golden Globe nominee shares custody of his 9-year-old daughter Ava with his ex-wife Sonni Pacheco.

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