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NFL Player Arrested For DWI After Scary Car Accident

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AUGUST 07: A New York Jets helmet at NY Jets Practice Facility on August 7, 2011 in Florham Park, New Jersey. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

An NFL linebacker was arrested following a scary accident in a tunnel in New York City this weekend.

Dylan Donahue, a linebacker for the New York Jets, was arrested for a DWI after driving the wrong way into the Lincoln Tunnel. The accident occurred early Monday morning.

The former West Georgia linebacker crashed into a bus.

Here are some of the details, from NJ.com:

"A Port Authority police officer on the Weehawken side of the tunnel saw Donahue drive a Dodge Charger around traffic cones and into the center tunnel against traffic, Pentangelo said.

Donahue crashed into a jitney bus that had 15 people on board. Four of the passengers suffered minor injuries and were brought to Hoboken University Medical Center for treatment, the spokesman said.

The rookie linebacker failed sobriety and Breathalyzer tests and was placed under arrest. The passenger in Donahue's car was charged with disorderly conduct and obstruction during the investigation, police said," reports NJ.com.

Here's a photo of the crash:

It's lucky that the crash wasn't worse. The Lincoln Tunnel is highly-trafficked and going the wrong way into it could have caused serious, serious damage.

The Jets have yet to comment.