Avengers star Jeremy Renner met with a horrifying accident over the weekend when he was plowing snow from his driveway near Lake Tahoe ranch and had to undergo surgery. His 911 call that has surfaced after he was hospitalized, revealed further details of the moments after the incident with a snowcat.
According to TMZ, which obtained the recording of the call, Renner was in really bad shape and was heard moaning in pain in the background of the call. According to the unknown caller, the actor was bleeding heavily from his head and from unknown injuries.
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The log also reportedly stated that Renner was “completely crushed” by the Snowcat and he was having “extreme difficulty” breathing. His upper torso was reportedly crushed and the right side of his chest collapsed. He was airlifted to a local hospital from the scene of the accident.
Before the accident on Sunday, Renner was helping a family member get their car out of heavy snow with the help of a Snowcat. The vehicle started to roll after its safety failed when the actor stepped out of the vehicle to chat with the family member. Renner attempted to get back into the driver’s seat when he was crushed, officials say.
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He posted a picture of himself on Wednesday from his hospital bed after he was severely injured in an accident.
In his post, the 51-year-old actor wrote, “Thank you all for your kind words. Im too messed up now to type. But I send love to you all.”
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Renner’s publicist, Samantha Mast, said in a statement, “Jeremy is making positive progress and is awake, talking and in good spirits,” Mast said a new statement released Tuesday evening. “He remains in ICU in critical but stable condition. He is overwhelmed by the showing of love and support. The family asks for your continued thoughts while he heals with his close loved ones.”