Buddy Valastro has captured the moment he returned from the hospital after impaling his right hand during a freak bowling accident.
In a sneak peek of Buddy Valastro: Road To Recovery, the Cake Boss star is seen being helped out of his car and into his home, where his concerned family is waiting for him.
A weary and groggy Buddy, 43, is seated at the dining table, where he places his bandaged hand upon a pillow.
‘There was a lot of blood’: Buddy Valastro is seen returning home from the hospital after a freak bowling incident impaled his right hand in a sneak peek of Buddy Valastro: Road To Recovery
‘A little nauseas but…’ Buddy began.
‘There was a lot of blood when you FaceTimed us,’ Buddy’s son, Buddy Valastro Jr., remarked.
Buddy’s wife, Lisa Valastro, described the damage done to his hand as she pointed out where doctors had worked on the injury.
‘So they have four pins, here and here,’ his wife Lisa Valastro said. ‘He broke his thumb real bad.’
Injured: Valastro’s right hand was severely injured after a metal rod pierced his finger
Concerned: Buddy’s family rallied by his side as he returned home
‘This is what was through his hand’: Family members did not hide their disgust at the sight of the bloody, metal pin, which sat wrapped inside a cloth
‘He has damage in his tendon, in his two fingers, and the nerve in his thumb,’ she added.
Buddy’s wife then showed the actual metal piece that pierced right through his hand.
Family members did not hide their disgust at the sight of the bloody, metal pin, which sat wrapped inside a cloth.
‘This is what was through his hand,’ his wife said.
Helping hand: Valastro’s son Buddy Jr. helped his father get from point A to point B
‘He broke his thumb real bad’: Buddy’s wife pointed to where doctors had placed pins in his hand
‘I feel so mad at myself’: Valastro expressed his regrets as he sat outside with his family
‘Is this a dream?’ Lisa later asks, in shock.
‘It has to be. It is a nightmare,’ a family member replied.
‘A nightmare, yeah. Never mind a dream,’ Lisa said.
Meanwhile, Buddy’s family helped him outside for a breath of fresh air.
‘I feel so mad at myself,’ Buddy says. ‘Buddy, my hand is everything I have.’
‘It is a nightmare’: Buddy’s family were reeling from the surreal experience
Horrific: Buddy suffered the horrific injury when a pinsetter in his home bowling alley malfunctioned, trapping his hand inside the unit as he tried to release the bowling pin from the cage mechanism
‘I know,’ the teen replies.
‘It’s everything,’ Buddy replies.
Buddy suffered the horrific injury when a pinsetter in his home bowling alley malfunctioned, trapping his hand inside the unit as he tried to release the bowling pin from the cage mechanism.
A one-and-a-half inch metal rod pierced his hand three times between his ring finger and middle finger.
His sons Buddy Jr., 16, and Marco, 13, had to use a saw to free their father from the machine and he was hospitalized for treatment.
Buddy Valastro: Road To Recovery will air tonight on TLC on 9/8C.
Coming soon: Buddy Valastro: Road To Recovery will air tonight on TLC on 9/8C