Actor Jeremy Renner is in a "critical but stable condition" after he injured himself while ploughing snow in Nevada's Reno over the weekend, his spokesperson said.

The accident took place on Sunday and the 'Hawkeye' actor is receiving "excellent care", according to entertainment website Deadline.

He was airlifted to the hospital after the accident, the outlet further said.

He was airlifted to the hospital after the accident, the outlet further said.

Mr Renner is a two-time Oscar nominee and is the star of Marvel's 'Avengers' and 'Captain America' films.

Mr Renner is a two-time Oscar nominee and is the star of Marvel's 'Avengers' and 'Captain America' films.

He has a home in Washoe County, Nevada for several years, according to the Reno Gazette Journal.

He has a home in Washoe County, Nevada for several years, according to the Reno Gazette Journal.

The region where his home is located received heavy snow on New Year's Eve that hit power supply for more than 35,000 homes in Washoe and other counties, the Reno Gazette Journal further said in its report.

Mr Renner was nominated for Best Actor at the 2010 Academy Awards for his performance in 'The Hurt Locker'.

He was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in 'The Town'.

He was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in 'The Town'.