Truck stolen in armed carjacking on Bay Bridge, CHP says; suspect considered armed and dangerous

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The California Highway Patrol is searching for an armed suspect who they say carjacked a vehicle at gunpoint following a crash on the Bay Bridge Wednesday.

The incident happened at around 11:45 a.m., on the eastbound I-80 west of the Treasure Island, where a white Chevy Colorado pickup truck (CA# 95222P2) was taken by the suspect.

CHP officials say the Chevy continued eastbound into the Oakland area.

There were three cars involved total.

The suspect first tried to carjack the car he crashed into, but was not successful, and then was able to carjack the truck, ABC7's Karina Nova reports.

The suspect is described as a male in mid-30s, and is considered armed and dangerous. CHP is advising those who see the truck to call 911.

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