Mexican Independence Day Chicago closes down its streets for the celebration.

Mexican Independence Day commemorates Father Hidalgo declaring independence from Spain in September 1810.

Police close down Pulaski for parade-goers.
Car burnouts on Canal street.
Stopped in traffic on South Canal Street, car caravans takeover the city.
Jose Medina, 21, stands on the hood of his car waving the Mexican flag.
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