Bare motorist arrested following experiences of capturing close to Bay Bridge toll plaza

OAKLAND – Visitors on the Bay Bridge was snarled Tuesday afternoon when a unadorned motorist stopped her automotive close to the toll plaza, acquired out and fired a pistol at different vehicles, in accordance with the California Freeway Patrol.

Round 4:40 p.m., the CHP obtained a name a few motorist on eastbound Interstate 80 who was driving recklessly and brandishing a firearm, CHP Officer Andrew Barclay stated.

Witnesses reported seeing the identical motorist cease on the Bay Bridge a short while later, go away her automotive with a knife and start yelling at different drivers, Barclay stated. She then acquired again into her automotive, drove previous the toll plaza and acquired out of her automotive once more.

This time the motorist was bare and carrying a pistol, stated Barclay, citing witness experiences. She reportedly fired photographs into the air earlier than capturing at vehicles stopped behind her.

There have been no rapid experiences of any accidents.

CHP officers arrived to search out the motorist strolling eastbound on the precise shoulder of the Interstate 880 transition ramp, Barclay stated. They ordered her to drop the firearm, which she did. She was then taken into custody with none additional incident.

An ambulance was referred to as to the scene and the motorist was taken to a hospital for medical and psychiatric evaluations, Barclay stated.

All lanes of eastbound I-580 have been closed from the toll plaza to the I-880 transition ramp from 5:25 p.m. to about 5:40 p.m., when 4 lanes have been reopened, in accordance with Barclay. The I-880 transition ramp remained closed till about 6:05 p.m.

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