08/28/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Subway Rider: Operator Let Child Drive Train

Driving a subway is so easy an 8-year-old could do it -- and one straphanger claims that's who he saw behind the controls of his train.

Jules Cattie, a 41-year-old lawyer who lives on the East Side, was shocked when he saw a young child at the helm, next to the driver, of his Lexington Avenue express train Sunday, according to the Daily News. And the MTA says it's launched "a vigorous and thorough investigation" into the allegation.

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