(Portland, OR) -- Washington County Sheriff's Deputy Mike Trotter has been released from Legacy Emanuel Hospital after 41 days. He was critically injured when his patrol car was hit by another vehicle on April 27th. Trotter asked that Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue transport him to a rehabilitation facility, because they helped save his life at the crash scene. Trotter's wife Heather released a statement thanking the medical team at Emanuel Hospital and the first responders who saved his life. They say Trotter faces a long recovery, but this is a huge step forward.