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Police officer joins street race after drivers fail to see unmarked patrol vehicle

Walton County Sheriff's Office
Walton County Sheriff’s Office

SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL— Two drivers now have speeding tickets after they began racing on a bridge infront of the Chief of Operations for the Walton County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident occurred on Wednesday, Aug. 3, on the Clyde B. Wells Bridge.

Video shows the two drivers reving their engines before slowing down to

Unforuntaly for the drivers, they failed to notice the unmarked police vehicle behind them.

After partically filming the race, the officer pulled over both drivers and handed them each a speeding ticket.

“Racing on the bridge was the first mistake in a series of mistakes that landed both drivers with criminal citations. Among those bad choices, was doing it in front of the chief of operations at Walton County Sheriff’s Office. That’s a bad day,” authorities said on Facebook.