San Leandro police closed a section of Lewelling Boulevard for about 20 minutes Saturday night while they investigated a car crash that occurred after a man and woman tried to avoid a traffic stop, fled by car, crashed and then tried to run off on foot, allegedly tossing away a loaded gun in the process.
The incident began about 10:25 pm. Police closed Lewelling from I-880 to Washington Avenue while they investigated the incident and arrested the pair.
Police reported that no one was serioulsy injured. Lewelling was reopened at approximately 11 pm after a 20 minute closure.
(Frequent Patch contributor A.J. Flores happened to be in the vicinity and took these photos with a picture phone. For a fuller account of the incident, .)