SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – An officer who was allegedly intentionally run over by a motorist has been released from the hospital, authorities say.

California Highway Patrol Officer Michael Ericson had been hospitalized since the April 7 incident. CHP says 28-year-old Austin Scott hit Ericson with a car that day.

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Scott has been charged with attempted murder, among other felony charges.

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Officer Ericson was left in critical condition after the incident. His condition has since steadily improved.

Tuesday, CHP announced that Officer Ericson had gone home. Officer Ericson still has a long road of recovery ahead, CHP says.

CHP notes that Officer Ericson is thankful and appreciative of the outpouring of support he’s received.

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