ABC's Emma Alberici Suffers 'Horrific' Blender Accident
ABC journalist Emma Alberici is lucky to have all five fingers after slicing her hand open in the kitchen.
Alberici confirmed the incident with an upbeat post to Twitter this morning.
"Advice: Don’t put your fingers in a stick blender blade to wash it while it’s still plugged into the power," she wrote.
Fingers survived thanks to the incredible work of surgeon & team at Prince of Wales Hospital."
"Forever grateful we live in a country so bleed with world-class medical treatment," she continued.
The Lateline host even included an image of the culprit, which includes a blood stain on the powerpoint.
"Crime scene," she responded to a follower who responded with a close-up of the blood splash.
Fans and colleagues have wished the ABC News Breakfast co-host a quick recovery.
"Emma Scissorhands!" one user wrote. "Am totally feeling for you - hope your recovery is relatively speedy, sending strength & love".
"So glad to see you are now up and ok," ABC Deputy Chair Dr Kristin Ferguson posted. "That all sounds horrific. Do take care and get well soon".
"Wow this is horrific!" journalist Ben Nielsen posted. "Wishing you a speedy recovery."