Detroit police officer, child injured after crash on city's east side

An investigation is underway after a crash involving a Detroit police vehicle.

The crash happened Sunday afternoon in the area of Hayes and Houston Whittier.

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Police say a DPD officer was involved in a crash with another vehicle at the intersection.

One officer and a child from the other vehicle were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. 

How the crash occurred is still under investigation. 

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