Jeremy Renner Was Injured Whereas Making an attempt to Save Nephew, Accident Report Reveals

Jeremy Renner was injured whereas attempting to rescue his nephew and the parking brake on the snowplow might not have been correctly utilized, based on a police report on the Jan. 1 accident obtained by The Hollywood Reporter.

The report states that as Renner was clearing snow on New 12 months’s Day, the Avengers star was run over by his PistenBully snowplow as he was attempting to divert it away from his nephew.

“In an try and preserve the Pistenbully from putting [his nephew], [Renner] tried to step up on the monitor as a way to divert the Pistenbully or get it stopped,” the report from the Washoe County Sheriff’s Division states.

Renner as an alternative was pulled below the snowplow, the place he sustained main accidents, whereas his nephew escaped hurt and was capable of assist his uncle till emergency first responders arrived.

The police report concluded that the emergency brake on the snowplow had not been correctly utilized as Renner exited the car, which contributed to the accident. “Though the Pistenbully had some mechanical points, it’s believed primarily based on our mechanical inspection that the parking brake would preserve the Pistenbully from shifting ahead,” the report states.

Throughout a Jan. 3 information convention, Washoe Sheriff Darin Balaam referred to as what occurred to Renner a “tragic accident” and famous no foul play was suspected however that an investigation into any potential mechanical failure of the snowplow was being carried out.

The night earlier than Renner’s accident, the world had obtained roughly three toes of snow, which additionally delayed the emergency response, as a result of poor circumstances and an area freeway being closed.

As soon as responders reached Renner, he was flown to a Reno-area hospital and handled for chest trauma and orthopedic accidents. The actor underwent surgical procedure the day after the accident and was later admitted to the hospital’s intensive care unit in crucial however steady situation.

On the identical day because the information convention, the Mayor of Kingstown star posted an replace from his hospital mattress to his social media. “Thanks all to your variety phrases,” the actor wrote. “Im too tousled now to kind. However I ship like to you all.” He has continued to replace followers on social media, together with on Jan. 21 when he shared that although he broke 30 bones within the accident, he continues to be on the highway to restoration.