Jeremy Renner he was in intensive care Monday after undergoing surgery, his rep said.
The 51-year-old actor was injured Sunday while shoveling snow near Reno, Nevada, and was airlifted to a nearby hospital, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday night, confirming an earlier statement. from Renner’s representative.
On Monday, the actor’s spokesman said Renner had “sustained blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries” that required surgery.
The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said it responded to a report of a traumatic injury in the Mount Rose Highway area of Reno, Nevada, around 9 a.m. local time (12 p.m. ET) Sunday.
He said that Renner was the only person injured.
The office’s Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident, he said.
It was not clear exactly where he was injured. Renner has a house in Nevada, according to The Associated Press.
In 2015, he published a Photo to Instagram of a snowcat vehicle, which is used in snowy conditions. It was not immediately clear if the vehicle was involved in Sunday’s incident.
Renner is known for his role as Hawkeye as part of the Marvel’s Avengers squad. He has also been nominated twice for an Oscar for his performances in “The Hurt Locker” and “The Town.”
Renner’s representative said Monday that her family wanted to express their gratitude to her doctors and nurses, first responders and others.
“They are also tremendously overwhelmed and grateful for the outpouring of love and support from their fans,” the statement said.
joseph cradduck, Diana Dasrath Y The Associated Press contributed.