Police activity in Oakland causing backups on eastbound 580

OAKLAND (KRON) — Portions of eastbound 580 in Oakland at Lakeshore Avenue are closed due to police activity, according to Oakland police officer Moore.

Moore said it’s likely due to the arrest of a homicide suspect. The incident happened at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The right lane is blocked on 580 East at Park Boulevard. It’s backed up to 980/24.

A vehicle was spotted, followed, a traffic stop was initiated, and the suspect was apparently arrested, police said. As of about 8 p.m., CHP said there was still heavy traffic on 580 EB due to the incident.

Drivers should expect delays of up to 30 minutes.

Stay with KRON4 News for updates.

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