MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A City of Miami police officer was injured Tuesday evening while performing a traffic stop.READ MORE: Year Old Endangered Florida Panther Struck, Killed By Vehicle
Police said the injury occurred when the officer pulled over a vehicle and as the officer approached it, the driver ran over the officer’s foot and fled the scene.
Police gave pursuit through the streets of downtown Miami and eventually stopped the vehicle near NW 4th Avenue and NW 6th Street, authorities said.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 1,613 New Cases, 35 Deaths Reported On Monday
A video provided to CBS4 by Marie Kubin shows several units giving chase through downtown streets.
Police said two people were arrested and determined their vehicle was stolen.
The injured officer was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital.MORE NEWS: Florida Policing Changes Stalled As Legislative Session Winds Down
Police have not released the names of the two people who were detained or said what charges they face.