() — “Avengers” star Jeremy Renner said he broke more than 30 bones in the snowplow accident that sent him to the hospital for more than two weeks.
Renner, who plays the superhero ‘Hawkeye’ in the Marvel movies, posted a photo on instagram with a message that said:
“The morning workouts, the resolutions, everything changed this new year…. Spawned from tragedy to my entire family, and quickly focused on uniting love ❤️ I want to thank EVERYONE for your messages and consideration for me and my family… Much love and appreciation to all of you. These 30+ broken bones will mend, strengthen, as love and bond with family and friends deepen. Love and blessings to all of you.”
The Marvel star had been hospitalized since New Year’s Day, when he was injured by the snowplow while clearing a driveway near his Nevada home. He sustained “blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries,” his publicist previously told .
He underwent two surgeries and was treated in the intensive care unit.
On Monday night, the “Mayor of Kingstown” star responded to a Twitter post of the show, writing, “Beyond my mental haze during recovery, I was so excited to watch episode 201 with my family at home.”
Season 2 of the show premiered on Sunday.
A 911 call log obtained by says Renner was “completely crushed under a large (vehicle) of snow” and has “extreme [dificultad] to breathe”. He goes on to say that “the right side of his chest is collapsed, his upper torso is crushed.”
Renner’s snowcat, an engine-driven machine used to clear snow, began rolling while Renner was not in the driver’s seat, Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam said earlier.
‘s Amanda Jackson contributed to this report.