Graveyard Shift

14 Unsettling True Hitchhiking Stories That Will Make You Fear Traveling

No one actively thinks that they're going to be killed by a hitchhiker - or by the person who picks them up. Unfortunately for everyone in these hitchhiking stories, they may have survived, but barely. Whether the driver is John Wayne Gacy or a random man wielding an axe, these true stories about hitchhikers might serve as cautionary tales. Here, Redditors share their creepy hitchhiker stories, making you think twice before picking up that stranger at the side of the road - or trying to "thumb it" yourself.