Marvel star Jeremy Renner is ‘conscious and speaking’, will have surgery after running over his leg


Marvel star Jeremy Renner is ‘conscious and speaking’ and will have surgery today after suffering ‘extensive’ injuries after running over his own leg with a snowcat while plowing driveway at his Lake Tahoe ranch

  • Marvel actor Jeremy Renner, 51, is reportedly conscious, stable, and speaking
  • He will be undergoing surgery as part of an extensive recovery process
  • Renner is in hospital in critical but stable condition following Sunday’s accident
  • He was trying to clear a path from his snowed-in five-bed ranch in Lake Tahoe 
  • A neighbor who is a doctor rushed to put a tourniquet on his injured leg   

Marvel actor Jeremy Renner is reportedly conscious, stable, and able to speak. 

Renner, 51, will be undergoing surgery today as part of his extensive recovery process, reports Extra.    

The Hawkeye actor was airlifted to hospital on Sunday morning with ‘extensive injuries’ after the snowcat he was using to plow his driveway ran him over.

Renner, a two-time Oscar nominee, was alone and trying to clear a path out of his Lake Tahoe home with his PistenBully, a type of snow groomer made by the German manufacturer Kassbohrer. 

The vehicle’s safety features failed and caused it to roll over Renner’s leg, around a quarter mile from the property TMZ reported.

Marvel actor Jeremy Renner, 51, is reportedly conscious, stable, and able to speak

The air ambulance that took Renner to the hospital on Sunday morning is shown on the highway next to his house

The air ambulance that took Renner to the hospital on Sunday morning is shown on the highway next to his house

Renner will be undergoing surgery today as part of what will be an extensive recovery process

Renner will be undergoing surgery today as part of what will be an extensive recovery process

A neighbor who also happened to be a doctor put a tourniquet on his injured leg to stem the bleeding, but Renner suffered significant blood loss by the time he was airlifted from the snowy scene scene at 9.50am.   

The 51-year-old remains in critical but stable condition in the hospital. 

TMZ cites sources close to the star who say he suffered injuries on other parts of his body and not just the leg. 

It’s unclear how long he’s owned the PistenBully groomer, or whether he bought it second-hand. 

Jeremy Renner in the snow cat machine that is believed to have been involved in the accident on Sunday in a 2019 video

Jeremy Renner in the snow cat machine that is believed to have been involved in the accident on Sunday in a 2019 video 

Renner plowing his Lake Tahoe driveway in the winter of 2019. He is in the hospital today in a stable but critical condition

Renner plowing his Lake Tahoe driveway in the winter of 2019. He is in the hospital today in a stable but critical condition 

The type of PistenBully Renner owns is no longer available for sale on the company’s website but similar models are described on second-hand sale sites as ‘vintage’.  

The actor’s representatives confirmed yesterday that his family was with him in the hospital. 

‘We can confirm Jeremy is in critical but stable condition with injuries suffered after experiencing a weather related accident while plowing snow earlier today.

‘His family is with him and he is receiving excellent care.’ 

Renner's long driveway in Lake Tahoe, which regularly becomes blocked by snow

Renner’s long driveway in Lake Tahoe, which regularly becomes blocked by snow 

Renner's sprawling home in Lake Tahoe is pictured during the summer. In the winter months, it is more difficult to access

Renner’s sprawling home in Lake Tahoe is pictured during the summer. In the winter months, it is more difficult to access

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office explained what happened in a statement: ‘At approximately 9:00am on January 1, 2023, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a traumatic injury in the area of Mt. Rose Highway in Reno, Nevada.

‘Upon arrival, Deputies coordinated with Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District and REMSA Health to arrange for medical transport of Mr. Jeremy Renner via care flight to a local area hospital.

‘Mr. Renner was the only involved party in the incident.

‘The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Major Accident Investigation Team is currently looking into the circumstances of the incident.’ 

Renner shares one daughter with his ex-wife, Sonni Pacheco. 



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