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Man Cited For Riding Moped On Route 290 In Northboro

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(Photo from Mass. State Police)

(Photo from Mass. State Police)

NORTHBORO (CBS) – A man was cited for riding his moped near Exit 24 on Route 290 in Northboro on Thursday.

The 61-year-old, who is from Boston, reportedly told police, “How else could I get from Boston to Brimfield?”

Police said they cited the man for operating a moped on a restricted way.

“These roads are dangerous and not for pedestrians or excluded vehicles,” State Police said in a Tweet on Thursday.

‎They also warned the man of numerous other potential violations and hazards of illegally riding on the highway.

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