GRAPHIC IMAGES: Ex-Giants star Jason Pierre-Paul shares pics of hand to remind people to be safe with fireworks
Jason Pierre-Paul wants everyone to have a safe Fourth of July.
The former Giants star posted three extremely graphic images on Instagram of the damage he sustained three years ago when fireworks exploded in his hand.
"It's been 3 yrs since my accident and I can truly say I'm very blessed and fortunate to be where I am in life," JPP, now with the Tampa Bay Bucs, wrote. "Looking at these pictures seem unreal and crazy. How your life can change in the blink of an eye.
"One of the greatest American traditions in celebrating 4th of July is with fireworks. Unfortunately, (Wednesday) someone will be injured playing with fireworks. We are celebrating the birthday of our great nation. I'm glad to be alive to show you the outcome of what happened to me.
"Please don't feel sorry for me, trust me your boy fine even with missing fingers lol. Be safe out there otherwise this can be you."
Warning heard loud and clear.