MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A police officer has been taken to the hospital in Coconut Grove.

Miami Police tell CBS4 News an officer was involved in what’s being described as a bad car crash at 37th Avenue and Loquat Avenue late Thursday afternoon.

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The officer was loaded onto a City of Miami Rescue unit transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital.

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CBS4 has learned that the officer was able to call the crash in via his radio.

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He was being treated for a leg injury, according to police.

An officer that was involved in a car crash is surrounded by fellow officers in Coconut Grove before being transported to the hospital. (Source: CBS4)