4 People, Including Commissioner Outlaw, Injured in Crash in Center City, Police Say

None of the victims were seriously hurt.

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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw was one of four people injured after an Uber driver ran a red light in Center City, investigators said.

The 42-year-old Uber driver was driving a black jeep south down 15th Street at 2:55 p.m. on Wednesday, police said. At the same time, Commissioner Outlaw was in the front passenger seat of a Ford Expedition that was heading east on Race Street. She was on her way to a meeting at City Hall.

Police said the Uber driver ran the red light at 15th and Race streets and crashed into the driver's side of the Ford Expedition.

Both airbags in the Uber were deployed while no airbags in the Expedition were deployed, investigators said.

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The Uber driver and his 42-year-old passenger were both injured in the crash. They were taken to the hospital in stable condition.

SkyForce10 was over the scene as Commissioner Outlaw walked out of the vehicle into another car that took her to the hospital. Outlaw suffered pain in her back while her driver suffered pain in his left hand. They were both taken to the hospital in stable condition. Police later confirmed with NBC10 that Outlaw was released from the hospital.

"Obviously we're really thankful that there aren't any serious injuries at this time," Philadelphia Police Corporal Jasmine Riley said.

Police have not yet revealed if the Uber driver will face charges.

"When your signal turns red -- or even if it's orange or yellow or however you want to say it -- that's not an indication to speed up," Corporal Riley said. "It's actually an indication to stop."

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