A Miami Beach Police officer and a suspected robber were both hospitalized after being struck by a fellow officer following a chase Thursday evening.
Miami Beach Police said the incident took place around 6:30 p.m. near the area of Collins Avenue and 22nd Street, where officers were attempting to capture a robbery suspect who fled on foot.
Police were able to find the suspect, but during a struggle both the officer and suspect were struck by a police vehicle that was responding.
The officer was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital as a precaution while the suspect was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital. Both are expected to be okay.
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Investigators have not released the identity of anyone involved at this time, including the officer who struck the two victims with their car.