Florida State Troopers seen chasing elderly man riding scooter on Turnpike in viral video

An elderly man was seen leading Florida State Troopers on a slow-speed chase in a viral video. 

The bizarre encounter happened northbound on the Florida Turnpike somewhere near mile marker 9 just after 4:30 p.m. 

At least three Florida State Trooper vehicles can be seen following the man on his scooter, who is driving on the left shoulder. 

Decked out in a white golf hat and red polo shirt, he’s driving well below the Turnpike’s speed limit of 70 mph, the video clearly shows.

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Florida Highway Patrol told Fox News that troopers responded to the area and made contact with a 75-year-old Hispanic male who told them he had accidentally gotten on the highway and didn’t know how to exit. 

The troopers escorted the man to the next exit ramp to a safe location off the highway. 

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The Instagram user Sparrow Concepts shared the video. Commenters had a field day at the spectacle. 

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“Riding dirty,” wrote one Instagram user, invoking the 2005 hit song “Ridin’” by Chamillionaire. 

“This is why Miami’s car insurance is so high,” wrote another user. 


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