JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A speeding driver slammed into a police officer early this morning in Jersey City.

Police were dealing with a crash on a ramp leading into the Holland Tunnel around 12:30 a.m. when the driver sped through, hitting several Jersey City police cars and then a Port Authority police officer, who had been assisting.

The officer was taken to the hospital in stable condition and is expected to recover.

The driver was taken into custody.