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Stuntman injured during Mountain Dew commercial shoot in Elysian Park

A stuntman is being treated for serious burns after an explosion during a film shoot in the Elysian Park Area on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012.
February 18, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A stuntman is being treated for serious burns after an explosion during a film shoot in the Elysian Park Area.

Fire officials say the blast occurred on Friday during filming for a Mountain Dew commercial.

The 28-year-old man is said to be in critical condition with injuries to his face, chest and arm.

An investigator said the stuntman may have been working with black powder when it exploded.


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