BOCA RATON (CBSMiami) – New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly suffered a serious hand injury in a Fourth of July fireworks accident near his South Florida home.
Andy Slater of 940-AM WINZ was one of the first to report of Pierre-Paul’s accident.
Big Jason Pierre-Paul story about to break in S. Fla. He severely injured hand in fireworks accident. @Coach_Eisy first to hint at situation
— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) July 5, 2015
Though the extent of the injury is unclear, TMZ reported Pierre-Paul injured at least two fingers plus his thumb. ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted out that Pierre-Paul is scheduled to meet with team doctors.
Jason Pierre-Paul expected to meet with doctors, they will have their say, but early indications are, hand injury is not career threatening.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 5, 2015
Pierre-Paul allegedly bought so many fireworks he had to rent a U-Haul van to transport them.