2 Detroit police officers rushed to hospital after becoming sickened by fumes

Officers expected to be OK

DETROIT - Two Detroit police officers were rushed to a hospital Wednesday after becoming sickened by chemicals, police said.

The officers were on the job and in their patrol car when they had to radio for help, police said. They were investigating an abandoned vehicle when they were overcome by fumes while sitting in the cruiser they were parked in, officials said.

Police don't know exactly what got to the officers.

Officials said the incident happened at Second Avenue and Blaine Street.

The officers were transported to Detroit Receiving Hospital and are expected to be OK.

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