New details have emerged in Jeremy RennerThe horrific snowplow accident of…police say he was indeed trying to save a family member when the snowplow vehicle ran him over, and there are signs the machine was working evil.
The ‘Hawkeye’ star was trying to stop the vehicle from sliding and hitting his adult nephew on January 1 – according to the redacted police report, obtained by CNN … noting that the emergency brake was not engaged when he began to slip.
The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office says the brake would have kept the machine from moving…but the brake light inside the vehicle’s cab was not working – indicating that mechanical issues could also have been a factor.
The report says Renner should have climbed directly onto the plow’s moving track to get back into the cab, which is when cops say he was ‘immediately dragged’ by the machine as she continued on the road.
He says the actor focused on his breathing after being crushed while his nephew helped him until medical professionals arrived. The report also indicates that drug or alcohol use was excluded as a factor.
ICYMI – Renner gave fans an update over the weekend, saying he broken 30 bones during the frightening ordeal, but added that they “will grow stronger as the love and bonds with family and friends deepen”.