Police shut down access to downtown amid Mexican Independence Day celebrations
CHICAGO - Police were attempting to shut down access to downtown Wednesday night as Mexican Independence Day celebrations were in full swing.
Cars paraded through the streets with reports of many people getting out of their cars and waving flags.
Police were cutting off several access points to the Loop, including Michigan and Lake, where police cars were blocking the way.
There is no estimated time as to when streets may reopen around the Loop.