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Southbound 73 freeway near John Wayne Airport closes as cars do donuts

Freeway takeover stops traffic in Costa Mesa
Freeway takeover stops traffic in Costa Mesa 00:41

Traffic on the southbound 73 freeway near John Wayne Airport came to a standstill Saturday as cars took turns doing donuts. 

The stoppage lasted about 10 minutes and a witness said that she initially thought a car had stalled out on the freeway. 

According to the witness, those participating in the freeway shutdown got out of their cars and started recording. 

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