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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A City of Miami police officer was transported to a local hospital Wednesday morning following a car crash involving his cruiser.

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Chopper4 was over the scene of the crash at the intersection of Southwest 10th Avenue and First Street in Little Havana.

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Police said a driver failed to stop for a flashing red light and crashed into the police car.

The driver, who stayed at the scene, was issued several citations.

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The unidentified officer was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.