NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The MTA says a social media video displaying a conductor allegedly let his girlfriend drive a train is “past egregious.”
New York City Transit Authority Interim President Craig Cipriano mentioned the employee “betrayed the belief of New Yorkers whereas making a harmful scenario.”
“It’s a poor reflection of the dedication displayed by tens of 1000’s of fellow transit staff who each day put the protection of riders first,” he mentioned in an announcement.
The incident occurred final Friday on a Brooklyn-bound D prepare.
Sources instructed CBS2 Terrell Harris’ girlfriend posted photographs on Instagram displaying herself behind the controls by means of a number of stations, main MTA staff to contact authorities.
Cipriano mentioned the worker has been faraway from service and can not be allowed to drive a prepare.
The company additionally referred the incident to the NYPD for investigation.
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