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.

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The officer had to be airlifted to an area hospital, the sheriff said.

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Edge later said on Facebook that the officer was released from the hospital with nothing broken.

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“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.