Mark Ruffalo asked fans to keep Jeremy Renner in their prayers after he suffered a “weather-related accident”.
The Spotlight actor, 55, took to Instagram with a message about his longtime Marvel co-star.
“Prayers for our brother for a full and speedy recovery,” he wrote. ‘Please send healing kindness to him.’
Thoughts and prayers: Mark Ruffalo asked fans to keep Jeremy Renner in their prayers after he suffered a ‘weather-related accident’ (pictured in 2019)
Ruffalo and Renner first appeared together in a film in 2012 during the original Avengers film.
Since then they have appeared in several other superhero films including Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Endgame.
Renner, 51, was in critical but stable condition in hospital after injuring himself while plowing snow outside his Lake Tahoe home on Tuesday morning.
The Hawkeye actor, who was alone at the time, was flown to hospital on Sunday after police were called to his country home.
The circumstances of the accident are still unclear, but police described it as a “weather-related” incident involving a snowplough. A winter storm in the region left 35,000 people without power amid heavy snowfall and wind.
Message: The Spotlight actor, 55, took to Instagram with a message about his longtime Marvel co-star (pictured in 2012)
Longtime Co-Stars: Ruffalo and Renner first appeared in a movie together in 2012 during the first Avengers movie (left to right: Kevin Feige, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Ruffalo and Renner 2019) .
Jeremy Renner, pictured in Lake Tahoe last year, is in critical but stable condition following an accident involving a snow plow
The 51-year-old actor, a two-time Oscar nominee, was flown to the hospital on Sunday
Renner is pictured at his home in 2017. He has said in the past that he had to clear snow to gain access to the property
“We can confirm that Jeremy is in critical but stable condition and has sustained injuries after a weather related accident while snow plowing earlier this morning.
“His family is with him and he is being given excellent care,” a spokesman said in a statement.
Kristin Vietti, public information officer for the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, added, “Upon arrival, the deputies coordinated with the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District and REMSA Health to arrange for Jeremy Renner’s medical transportation via nursing flight to a local hospital arrange.
Renner tweeted in December about the massive snowfall at his US ranch, writing, “Snowfalls on Lake Tahoe are no joke.”
His home is in a remote mountainous area and he has shared numerous social media posts showing snow enveloping his cars and even reaching his first floor windows.
Fans have said they are praying for the two-time Oscar nominee, best known for playing Avenger Hawkeye in the Marvel Universe, Aaron Cross in The Bourne Legacy and William Brandt in the Mission Impossible films.
Renner’s palatial home on Lake Tahoe, pictured in summer, is difficult to get to in the best of winter conditions
Nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains, the property is almost completely isolated
Renner is in “critical but stable condition” due to injuries sustained in a “weather-related snow plowing accident.” Here he is pictured in one such machine last December
In a January 2017 clip, Renner personally clears one of the pathways near his home. It is believed that he was injured there
The actor has owned a home above Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada mountains near Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe in Washoe County for several years.
It came as dozens of people were killed in snowstorm conditions across the US.
The Arctic blast kicked up high winds and snow, trapping some residents in their homes with snowdrifts and cutting off power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses.
The extent of the storm was nearly unprecedented, stretching from the Great Lakes near Canada down to the Rio Grande along the border with Mexico.