- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

July 28—Three people were injured in an explosion at the Lokey Mercedes Benz car dealership on U.S. 19 in Clearwater this morning, authorities said.

The explosion happened around 10:30 a.m. and involved a hydraulic lift and a torch in the repair area of the dealership, 19820 U.S. 19 N., according to a release from Clearwater authorities.

One worker was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg with injuries that were thought to be serious but not life-threatening, authorities said. The severity of the other two victims’ injuries was not released.

No more information was released.

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