ATLANTA (CBS46) — For a second straight weekend, Atlanta’s rainbow crosswalks in downtown were defaced by donut-doing cars.
A new video posted overnight on social media shows cars, once again, doing donuts and leaving strident tire marks on the beloved intersection of 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue under scrutiny. of a group of people.
NOT YET 🤦🏼♀️For the second time in just one week, cars have been filmed doing donuts on Midtown’s rainbow crosswalk. Here’s a look at this morning’s damage. ATLDOT was just here a few days ago cleaning up the mess from last week’s incident @cbs46 pic.twitter.com/1NJ8EqarHd
— Mary Eliza Smith (@MarySmithNews) February 27, 2022
The colorful plaza marks the heart of the city’s LGBTQ community. Crews from the Atlanta Department of Transportation were there days ago cleaning up tire tracks from the first incident.
CBS46 spoke to people living and working nearby after the intersection was damaged last Sunday.
“It’s awful. I mean, it’s the community, it’s our community, it’s their community, and it’s like you don’t like it, you have to go somewhere else,” Tesha said. Vasell.
“It’s ignorant but I guess they had a good time so I don’t know what they were trying to accomplish,” Marvin Forbes said.
APD says the runners were gone by the time officers arrived at the scene. The investigation is continuing.
Currently, a reward of up to $2,000 is offered for information on the first incident.