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Cleveland cops recovering after west side crash

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Two Cleveland police officers are recovering after being injured in an accident on the city's west side on Sunday.

The accident happened around 11:40 a.m. as the officers responded to assist in a foot chase of a robbery suspect. The officers were driving west down Lorain Avenue with their lights and sirens on. As they approached West 69th Street, a car entered their path. The police car struck the other vehicle then hit a pole.

The officers had to be taken to MetroHealth Medical Center after they were hurt. Police union president Jeff Follmer tells 19 Action News one of the officers was being treated for a head injury, the other for a leg injury.

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