An officer with the Riverhead Police Department who was badly injured in a vehicle crash during an active pursuit is now reportedly recovering in a hospital on Long Island.

According to, Officer Robert Sproston is now recovering at Stony Brook University Hospital.

Sproston—a Marine and volunteer firefighter with the Riverhead Fire Department—became an officer in the Riverhead Police Department in June 2017.

The 28-year-old officer underwent several hours of surgery Monday night and is now listed in stable condition.