Jeremy Renner has revealed in a new Instagram post that he broke more than 30 bones in the snowplow accident that hospitalized him with blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries. Along with the news, Renner posted a photo of himself stretching his legs while undergoing physical therapy at home.
“Morning workouts, resolutions all changed this particular new year,” Renner wrote in the caption. “Born out of tragedy for my entire family, and quickly focused on uniting actionable love. I want to thank EVERYONE for their messages and caring for me and my family. Lots of love and appreciation to all of you.
“These 30+ broken bones will mend, grow stronger, just as the love and connection with family and friends grows deeper,” Renner added. “Love and blessings to you all.”
Renner’s accident happened Jan. 1 after he attempted to help remove a family member’s car from being stuck in the snow near his Tahoe home. The actor’s snowplow ended up crushing him and seriously injuring him. Renner underwent two surgeries the next day. Renner’s snowplow was a PistenBully or Sno-Cat, extremely large snow removal equipment weighing at least 14,330 pounds.
In the aftermath of the accident, Renner took to social media frequently to update his fans on his condition. In a video message posted Jan. 5, Renner appeared at the hospital and was in good spirits as he joked about a day at the spa with his sister and mother. Renner’s eye was swollen in the video and he was seen breathing through an oxygen mask at the time.
The variety confirmed on January 17 that Renner had left the hospital and returned home. He more or less broke the news himself when he told fans on social media that he was “very excited” to watch the season premiere of his Paramount + series “Mayor of Kingstown” at home. .
Responding to a tweet from the official ‘Mayor of Kingstown’ account which told subscribers that the Season 2 premiere is now available to stream, Renner wrote, “Apart from my recovering brain fog, I was very excited to watch episode 201 with my family at home.”
Check out Renner’s latest health update in the Instagram post below.