MIAMI (CBSMiami)- A traffic stop turned into a police chase for Miami-Dade Police officers in Northwest Miami-Dade on Friday afternoon.

Officers were conducting the traffic stop of a Ford sedan on NW 20 Ave and 72 St, when the man behind the wheel drove off.

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While trying to make his escape, the suspect struck an officer and crashed into a police cruiser, MDPD said.

According to police, the man ditched his car and took off on foot at the 3000 block of NW 56 St.

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MDPD was able to find the suspect nearby and he was taken into custody.

Police said Miami-Dade Fire Rescue treated the officer hit for minor injuries.

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The man was the only person inside the vehicle.