Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw involved in accident with rideshare driver
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw was involved in an accident with a rideshare driver on Wednesday.
The accident happened around 3 p.m. at 15th and Race Streets in Center City.
Outlaw and her driver were two of the four people taken to the hospital to be checked out following the crash. She was seen walking gingerly from her city-issued Ford Exhibition to another police vehicle before heading to an undisclosed hospital.
Outlaw is now home recovering after experiencing some back pain and her driver had pain in his left hand. She was on her way to a meeting at City Hall when the crash happened.
Two people inside the Jeep were taken to the hospital to be checked out, including a male driver and female passenger sitting in the back seat.
A police spokesperson told CBS Philadelphia all people involved are in stable condition.
According to police, the driver of a black Jeep ran a red light at 15th and Race Streets and hit Outlaw's vehicle on the driver's side.
Police finished towing away both of the cars and the intersection is now back open to traffic.
The incident is under investigation.
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