High-Speed Chase in Oakland Ends in Crash, Arrests: Police

A high-speed chase of armed suspects in Oakland ended in a crash Tuesday, leaving one suspect critically injured, according to Oakland police.

At the crash scene at Lakeshore and Lake Park avenues, three people were arrested, and guns were recovered in connection with a crime, police said. 

The pursuit started about 4:25 p.m., when police officers attempted to stop a vehicle in connection with firearms in the area of 98th and Edes avenues, police said.

After the suspect vehicle crashed, one of the suspects fled the vehicle on foot and was struck by a passing vehicle as he crossed the roadway, police said. He was taken to a hospital and was listed in critical condition.

The crash resulted in the closure of the Lakeshore offramp from westbound Interstate 580, according to the California Highway Patrol, which was assiting in the investigation.

Oakland police said the investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Oakland Police Department Felony Assault Section at (510) 238-3426.

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