VIDEO: 3 arrested after Oakland police pursuit ends in crash; Lakeshore offramp closed


OAKLAND (KRON) — The Lakeshore offramp from westbound Interstate 580 in Oakland is closed are a police pursuit ended in a crash, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The chase started in East Oakland. One of the people in the suspect vehicle was possibly armed.

Three were arrested and guns were covered in connection with the crime, police said.

One of the suspects was run over after he or she tried to get out of the car following the crash. That suspect is in critical condition.

“As one of the suspects was fleeing from the suspect vehicle, a non-involved motorist collided with a suspect as he ran into the street. The suspect was transported to a local hospital and was listed in critical condition,” police said in a press release.

The chase started when Oakland police tried to stop a car in the area of 98th Avenue and Edes Avenue. Police say they tried to stop the car in connection with firearms.

When the car did not stop, they chased it through Oakland. The car ended up crashing in the area of Lakeshore Avenue and Lake Park Avenue.

The offramp is expected to be closed until at least 8 p.m.

No other information has been made available by police.

“This is an ongoing investigation. We will provide additional updates tomorrow as investigators have an opportunity to review the investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Oakland Police Department Felony Assault Section at (510) 238-3426,” police said.

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