81-year-old Valley Stream man has finger amputated after snowblower accident

Officials say an 81-year-old had his middle finger

Officials say an 81-year-old had his middle finger and part of his index and pinkie fingers amputated. (January 22, 2014 6:27 PM)

A Valley Stream man is recovering after a snowblower accident at his home.

Nassau police tell News 12 the incident happened around 9:30 a.m. on Guenther Avenue in Valley Stream.

Officials say an 81-year-old had his middle finger and part of his index and pinkie fingers amputated.

Dr. Roger Simpson, of the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group, says snowblowers can be unknowingly jump-started...

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