An officer with the Hamilton Township (NJ) Police Department was reportedly struck by a 2016 Chevy Silverado while working a traffic detail on Monday, according to

Sgt. Christopher Gehring was struck shortly before noon by a 2016 Chevy Silverado driven by a 55-year-old man identified as James Bruno, the department said in a statement.

"The Gehring family, and the Township of Hamilton Police Department, thank everyone for the overwhelming support, prayers and get well wishes that have been sent," the department said.

Gehring has been released from the hospital and is recovering from the injuries he sustained.