I-580 westbound closed due to police activity

Updated 11:59 am PDT, Tuesday, August 27, 2019

According to the California Highway Patrol, a collision reported at 10:29 a.m. Tuesday morning has closed all westbound lanes of I-580 at Telegraph in Oakland. Traffic is being diverted to Highway 24 eastbound or I-980 westbound.

The CHP told ABC7 News that the collision was the result of a police chase that originated in Dublin, with the driver attempting to run down an officer. On Twitter, CHP Oakland wrote the closure was due to “police activity.”

Currently, the estimated time for the highway to reopen is unknown.

This story will be updated as it develops. 

Madeline Wells is an SFGate editorial assistant. Email: madeline.wells@sfgate.com | Twitter: @madwells22

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