Car crashes into CNN Center, driver arrested

ATLANTA -- A car crashed into the lobby of the CNN building in Downtown Atlanta Friday morning.

Dispatchers said the dark-colored Mercedes drove through a large glass window of the building on Marietta Street at around 4:15 a.m.

Atlanta Police Officer John Chafee said the driver, 22-year-old Gerlmy Javon Todd, was taken into custody. Todd told police he'd been driving all night and admitted to smoking marijuana earlier in the day. He has been charged with DUI, reckless driving and marijuana possession.

Both Todd and his female passenger denied medical treatment at the scene.


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