Police: Jets player was drunk, caused wrong-way tunnel crash

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(Port Authority Police) Police say New York Jets player Dylan Donahue was drunk when he drove the wrong way in the Lincoln Tunnel and collided with a jitney bus, injuring four people. (Port Authority Police) Police say New York Jets player Dylan Donahue was drunk when he drove the wrong way in the Lincoln Tunnel and collided with a jitney bus, injuring four people.
(Rich Schultz/Getty Images) Dylan Donahue, No. 49, and David Bass, No. 47, of the New York Jets, celebrate the play against the Miami Dolphins during the second half of an NFL game at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 24, 2017, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Rich Schultz/Getty Images) Dylan Donahue, No. 49, and David Bass, No. 47, of the New York Jets, celebrate the play against the Miami Dolphins during the second half of an NFL game at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 24, 2017, in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) -- Police say New York Jets player Dylan Donahue was drunk when he drove the wrong way in the Lincoln Tunnel and collided with a jitney bus, injuring four people.

The crash happened around 2 a.m. Monday in Weehawken.

Port Authority police say an officer saw Donahue drive his car around traffic cones and enter the tunnel. Donahue soon collided with the bus that had 15 people on board.

Four bus passengers were treated at a hospital for minor injuries. Donahue and a passenger apparently were not injured.

The linebacker was a fifth-round draft pick of the Jets last year and played in four games before he suffered a season-ending elbow injury.

Donahue is charged with drunken driving. It's not known if he has an attorney. A Jets spokesman did not respond to a request for comment.

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