WAXAHACHIE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Waxahachie police officer is expected to be okay after being hit by a vehicle during a chase Saturday night, the Ellis County sheriff said.
According to Sheriff Chuck Edge, a chase went into the city from Italy. An officer was setting down spike strips when the suspect vehicle struck him.READ MORE: Working From Home Is Exposing Us To Another Type Of Virus: Cybercrime
The officer had to be airlifted to an area hospital, the sheriff said.READ MORE: Immigration Conversation Between Former President George W. Bush, Dirk Nowitzki And Mark Cuban Airs At Dallas Mavericks Game
Edge later said on Facebook that the officer was released from the hospital with nothing broken.MORE NEWS: Driver Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter Following Crash In Arlington That Killed Passenger
“Update! Nothing broken and busted up. He is being released. We serve an awesome God. HE is awesome, and so are all of you. Thank you,” Edge said on Facebook.