The Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) shared the latest update on Trooper Lewis Johnson's recovery.

Trooper Johnson was critically injured back in February after a criminal suspect ran him over with a vehicle during a pursuit. Trooper Johnson received initial care at Logan Health in Kalispell, before receiving a hero's send off for additional care in Colorado.

MHP: He is settling in at Craig Hospital in Colorado. His medical status continues to stabilize, and he completed treatment for the medical complications related to his chest wall injuries. Trooper Johnson now has less pain and has been able to focus more on his recovery and rehabilitation related to the injuries sustained in this incident. He has also started to use a manual wheelchair for mobility.

Here's the full update from The Montana Highway Patrol, which includes details on how you can support the family through your donations and continued messages of support:

Here's how some of the commenters on the MHP Facebook page responded to the latest update:

Nancy: He is a hero and inspiration for all of us. Wishing him and his family all the best!

Ruth: Continued prayers for Trooper Johnson.. ❤🙏
Shelley: May God richly bless the Johnson family as they go through this difficult time. I pray that this trooper fully recovers ❣
Anne: You are not forgotten in this community ❤️


While there is a GoFundMe link included in the post above, a great way for you to donate is by sending checks directly to the P.O. Box listed here:

Checks payable to:

Lewis and Kate Johnson

PO Box 356

Chester, MT 59522.


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