Police: Bayonne man charged with DUI, assault by auto, after injuring an officer


A Bayonne man was charged with driving under the influence and assault by auto after injuring an officer early Valentine’s Day morning, police said.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Sean P. Olson, 35, of Bayonne, was charged with DUI and assault by auto, according to Police Capt. Eric Amato.

Olson was taken into custody at approximately 12:11 a.m. on Tuesday from the area of West 3rd Street. Officers responded to the area on a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a driver possibly under the influence.

As officers arrived on scene, they observed a vehicle, later determined to be operated by Olson, crashed into a parked vehicle and actively attempting to break free by engaging the accelerator.

As officers approached, Olson’s vehicle broke free from the parked vehicle and struck the officers. One officer suffered a back injury and was treated at a local hospital.

Additionally, Olson was also issued numerous summonses for motor vehicle violations, authorities said.

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