It was a shocking turn of events for fans of “The Avengers” actor Jeremy Renner on Sunday, when news broke that the 51-year-old had been seriously injured in an accident in Reno, Nevada. While details of the incident remain scarce, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that Renner was airlifted to the hospital for treatment and is currently in critical condition, though stable.
Renner, who plays Hawkeye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has had a successful career in Hollywood, with back-to-back Oscar nominations for his performances in “The Hurt Locker” and “The Town.” His portrayal of a bomb disposal specialist in the critically acclaimed “The Hurt Locker” helped launch him into the spotlight and solidify his place as a household name.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, Renner was the only person involved in the accident, which occurred near Mt. Rose Highway in Washoe County, an area that Renner called home. In an interview with the Reno Gazette Journal in 2019, Renner spoke about his love for the area, citing the “majestic scenery” and abundance of ski opportunities as factors in his decision to settle there with his family.
As of now, it is unclear what led to the accident, and the Sheriff’s Office has stated that they are actively investigating. In the meantime, fans of Renner and “The Avengers” franchise have taken to social media to express their concern and offer well wishes for the actor’s recovery.
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