MIAMI, Fla. (WFLA) — A Miami police officer was hit by a car Monday afternoon, NBC Miami reported.

The officer was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, authorities said.

The incident happened in the area of Northwest 2nd Avenue and 13th Street, according to the report. A photo from NBC Miami showed a red SUV with front-end damage.

Officials said the officer, who was in the area, approached a person who was involved in an altercation. That person tried to flee the area, and hit her with the vehicle. The suspect tried to drive away, but was stopped and taken into custody, according to the report.

No other information was immediately available.

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