MIAMI GARDENS (CBSMiami) – A suspect being into custody, according to Miami Gardens police, set off a chain of events which included an officer crashing into a pole.
Just after midnight Thursday police an officer’s vehicle was rammed at 47th Avenue near the Palmetto. Police say that officer called for backup.READ MORE: Alex Ovechkin's Hat Trick Gives Capitals 4-3 Victory Over Panthers
An officer responding with his lights and sirens on crashed into a vehicle while trying to maneuver around it and then slammed into a pole with a red light camera at NW 27th Ave and 167th Terrace.READ MORE: Man Shot While Driving On I-75; FHP: At Least One Vehicle Shot At On S. Fla. Highways Every Week
The officer suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital and treated and released.MORE NEWS: Black Friday Shoppers Out Early Hoping To Score Deals
Police say the suspect who initially rammed an officer bailed from his vehicle in the area of NW 161st Terrace and 37th Avenue. Police set up a perimeter search and later located the suspect. He was taken into custody and police say he will be charged with battery on an officer.