Jets' Dylan Donahue arrested after wrong-way crash in Lincoln Tunnel

New York Jets linebacker Dylan Donahue is lucky he didn’t cause more serious injuries to others and himself after an early-morning drunk driving crash in the Lincoln Tunnel.

Via NJ.com, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Donahue, a fifth-round draft pick last year, was driving the wrong way in the tunnel at 2 a.m. Monday and struck a jitney bus, causing minor injuries to four of the 15 passengers on board.

A police officer on the New Jersey side of the tunnel said he saw Donahue drive a Dodge Charger around traffic cones and into the center tunnel against traffic, according to Port Authority spokesman Joe Pentangelo.

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BUFFALO, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Dylan Donahue #49 of the New York Jets looks on from the sideline during NFL game action against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field on September 10, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
BUFFALO, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Dylan Donahue #49 of the New York Jets gestures as he walks off the field following their defeat during NFL game action against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field on September 10, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 19: New York Jets linebacker Dylan Donahue (53) rushes during a preseason game between the New York Jets and the Detroit Lions on August 19, 2017 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 01: Team Doctor Ken Montgomery leads injured Linebacker Dylan Donahue #49 of the New York Jets off the field in action against the Jacksonville Jaguars during their game at MetLife Stadium on October 1, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Pereira/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 04: West Georgia defensive end Dylan Donahue answers questions from members of the media during the NFL Scouting Combine on March 4, 2017 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 05: Defensive lineman Dylan Donahue of West Georgia in action during day five of the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 5, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 19: New York Jets linebacker Dylan Donahue (53) rushes during a preseason game between the New York Jets and the Detroit Lions on August 19, 2017 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Football player Dylan Donahue attends GRAMMY Gift Lounge during the 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Football player Dylan Donahue attends GRAMMY Gift Lounge during the 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lily Lawrence/WireImage)
DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 19: Dylan Donahue #53 of the New York Jets gets ready for the play during the third quarter of the preseason game against the Detroit Lions on August 19, 2017 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Jets 16-6. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
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The injured passengers were brought to Hoboken University Medical Center for treatment.

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Donahue was charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving; he failed sobriety and Breathalyzer tests and was arrested. His passenger was charged with disorderly conduct and obstruction during the investigation.

The 25-year-old Donahue, listed at 6-foot-3, 248 pounds, played in four games last season as a reserve linebacker and special teams contributor before a season-ending elbow injury against the Jaguars in October.

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