DENVER (KDVR) — A driver hit a Denver police officer on Monday night in the Central Park neighborhood.

The Denver Police Department confirmed the incident happened at East 39th Avenue and Peoria Street.

The officer was taken to the hospital with what DPD said were non-life-threatening injuries.

The department tweeted that officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle in the area when the driver of that vehicle fled.

Police did not release information on a suspect or suspect vehicle.

FOX31’s Gabby Easterwood went to the scene and saw both Aurora and Denver police officers responding. Easterwood saw one car off the road and said a sign look like it had been hit.