Waxahachie police officer airlifted to hospital after being struck during pursuit

According to multiple reports, a Waxahachie police officer who was struck and injured during a police chase.

Ellis County Sheriff says the officer was struck by a driver attempting to evade the police. The crash happened near Brookside Road and I35E service road.

The officer was airlifted into Dallas, but is reportedly “alert and laughing” according to the Ellis County Sheriffs Office. The same report says he will be discharged soon.