Police: Drunken driver runs over cop’s foot

A drunken driver allegedly ran over a police officer's foot while trying to run from police in Weehawken. Port Authority police say officers approached the

A drunken driver allegedly ran over a police

A drunken driver allegedly ran over a police officer's foot while trying to run from police in Weehawken. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

WEEHAWKEN - A drunken driver allegedly ran over a police officer's foot while trying to run from police in Weehawken.

Port Authority police say officers approached the man's car after he was blocking traffic near the Lincoln Tunnel. They found Norberto Cancel, of North Bergen, slumped over in his car.

When Cancel awoke, police say he put his car in reverse and ran over a cop’s foot. The officer used a baton to break the car window.

Cancel was arrested.

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