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Several road closures due to demonstrations in downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA – Multiple streets in downtown Atlanta have been shut down by officials as protests continue throughout the city.

The closures were initiated around 6:00 p.m. Thursday evening and are expected to continue through 8:00 p.m.

According to the AJC incident tracker, some of major closed off streets include Peachtree Street, Centennial Olympic Park Drive, Glen Iris Drive, and Marietta Street.

Officials recommend motorists avoid driving through downtown area, specifically Peach St. until the demonstrations yield for the night.

These road closures are a response to the ongoing protests against George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody.

Disclaimer: This post is offered as a traffic update, not as legal advice. If you or a loved one were injured in a collision with a driver, contact an experienced Atlanta car accident attorney at Brauns Law Firm for help right away. We are committed to helping those who’ve been hurt get justice and fair compensation when someone’s poor decisions cause them harm. Don’t wait until it is too late to take legal action. Reach out to us today to schedule a free case evaluation by calling 404-418-8244 or by reaching out to us online.

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