Crash involving Detroit Police cruiser leaves two officers hospitalized

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(WWJ) Two Detroit Police Officers are recovering from a crash on the east side.

Police believe a man fell asleep at the wheel on his way home from work. They say he struck the police cruiser in the turn lane, before crashing into the side of a building.

It happened Saturday evening in the area of Gratiot and Van Dyke.

Both police officers and the driver are expected to make a full recovery. No further details have been released.