Motorcycle cop hit by car on Miami Beach

Officer was part of an escort team

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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - A Miami-Dade motorcycle police officer was injured Thursday after he was hit by a car on Miami Beach.

The incident happened on 43rd Street and Collins Avenue.

According to police, the driver of a BMW sideswiped the officer's motorcycle.

The officer, who was part of an escort team. He was taken to Mount Sinai Medical Center as is expected to be OK.

It is not known if any charges will be filed against the driver of the BMW.

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