PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Three people, including a Philadelphia police lieutenant with over 40 years on the force, were injured in a crash in Mayfair. It happened around 1 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Tyson and Frankford Avenues.Crash Involving SEPTA Bus, 4 Vehicles In Philadelphia's Cobbs Creek Neighborhood
Investigators say a Mitsubishi SUV T-boned the police vehicle. They say surveillance video caught the collision on camera.
An eyewitness told police he saw the Mitsubishi driving erratically before the crash.READ MORE: Woman Facing Arson Charges After Allegedly Intentionally Setting Fire At Howard Johnson Hotel In Blackwood
“He was behind the striking vehicle for several blocks and saw that vehicle, the Mitsubishi, go through several red lights. The vehicle was driving erratically and at a high rate of speed,” Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said.
The police lieutenant and the man and woman in the other SUV are in stable condition.MORE NEWS: Taste With Tori: Wake Coffee Roasters' Unique Way Of Selling Coffee Makes All Extra Happy In Morning
Investigators believe the airbags saved everyone’s lives.