A man has live-streamed the moment he drunkenly sped down a Florida beach, running over beach chairs and umbrellas while swigging whiskey.

Ryan Stiles, 27, sent beachgoers scrambling for safety on Thursday afternoon when he drove onto Clearwater Beach and led police on a nine minute high speed chase.

Stiles broadcast live on Facebook as he tore down the beach in his black SUV yelling expletives about the police cars following him.

"We're gonna goddamn die," he screamed at one point.

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"There's about 100 of them. They're about to shoot my a**. We've got so many police behind us right now!"

He held him phone out the window at one point to film one of the police cars in pursuit, the Daily Mail reported.

Moments later, Stiles intentionally crashed into a number of beach chairs and umbrellas as he cheered and screamed "Crash parade, bro".

Stiles didn't stop his car until he got to the northern end of Caladesi Island where he ran into a dead end.

Once he realised there was no way out, Stiles started swigging from a bottle of Canadian Mist whiskey as he told the camera the police had blown out his tires and the transmission had gone.

Ryan Stiles, 27, sent beachgoers scrambling for safety on Thursday afternoon when he drove onto Clearwater Beach and led police on a nine minute high speed chase. Photo / Facebook
Ryan Stiles, 27, sent beachgoers scrambling for safety on Thursday afternoon when he drove onto Clearwater Beach and led police on a nine minute high speed chase. Photo / Facebook

Clearwater Deputy Chief Donald Hall said Stiles eventually came to a dead end where he had to make a decision - drive his black SUV into the water or surrender.

Clearwater Deputy Chief Donald Hall said Stiles eventually came to a dead end where he had to make a decision - drive his black SUV into the water or surrender. Photo / ABC
Clearwater Deputy Chief Donald Hall said Stiles eventually came to a dead end where he had to make a decision - drive his black SUV into the water or surrender. Photo / ABC

He was taken into custody and faces multiple charges, including DUI, reckless driving, hit and run, and threatening a public servant.

Hall said people started calling 911 when they saw Stiles on Facebook Live, while others called from the beach.

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