• Richa Shetty

Top 6 Haunted Roads in India: Drivers/ Passengers should Avoid

You might have heard a story about someone having spotted a lady in a white sari while driving late at night. There are numerous versions of this story. While some have seen her running at the speed of their vehicle, some claim her feet were reversed and some even say that she had a baby in her arms and she was bleeding.


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Well, there are numerous stories about ghost spotting on the highways. Here are some roads in India which are most prone to such spooky incidents. It’s extremely risky to drive down these roads late into the night. As per some firsthand accounts, there are a number of people out there, who have had accidents on road trips for some inexplicable reasons. These accidents have taken place on roads that are believed to have a history of being haunted and cursed. No one has any explanation as to what goes wrong on these routes!

In this article, we will walk you through the Top 6 Haunted/Scariest Roads. Keep these haunted roads in mind the next time you decide to take a road trip in India. Also, Read What is a Truck Stop? Is it Safe Staying at Truck Stop?

Top 6 Haunted/Scariest Roads in India:


1. Ranchi-Jamshedpur NH

2. Blue Cross Road, Chennai

3. Kashedi Ghat, Mumbai Goa Highway

4. Delhi Cantonment Road

5. East Coast Road, Chennai

6. Delhi Jaipur Highway


1. Ranchi-Jamshedpur NH-33

This is one highway in India, where accidents can’t be explained because they happen in the most unusual manner. Some believe that the road is cursed. This road features a temple on both sides, and it is said that if a driver doesn’t stop and pray at both the temples, he/she will have a grave accident on the same road. Weird but true!

The Ranchi-Jamshedpur NH-33 is famous for such random, unexplainable accidents. The reason? Locals and travelers in the area attribute this to the fact that the highway has temples at the start and its end. It is said that if travelers do not pay their respects to both the temples then they’re in for doomsville. Some frequent drivers have also reported the spotting of an old lady in a white saree. Now that’s freaky, isn’t it?

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2. Blue Cross Road, Chennai

There have been numerous suicides on this lane and is considered one of the most haunted lanes in Chennai. The road is canopied with trees; hence it’s cut off from light even during daytime. At nighttime, it’s even worse! People have spotted a human-like (but scary) creature walking down the streets here. Read more about How Does a GPS Vehicle Tracking Device Work in your Vehicle?


3. Kashedi Ghat, Mumbai Goa Highway

It’s not just the Kashedi Ghat on Mumbai Goa Highway that is considered haunted, but the entire highway itself is! This road is home to flesh loving witches, who are hungry for blood, flesh, and meat. People claim to have been scratched on their face, back, and neck here. What more! Victims claim that their car came to a halt abruptly and non-vegetarian food disappeared from the vehicle. You are advised not to carry any non-vegetarian food in your car if you are driving here!

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4. Delhi Cantonment Road

The Delhi Cantonment Road is believed to be haunted by a lady in a white sari. A lot of drivers have seen her run at the speed of their vehicle. She generally waits by the roadside and asks for a lift. Well, if you are driving through this road, you certainly know not to halt your car! Read further How Accurate is GPS Speed in a Vehicle Tracking System?


5. East Coast Road, Chennai

East Coast Road between Chennai and Pondicherry is loved by many, given to its scenic beauty. But as they say, beauty is often accompanied by a dark side and so, ECR has its share of spookiness. People claim to have seen ghostly apparitions here, mainly a lady in white. Read more about the Top Reasons for Car Sales plunging in India


6. Delhi Jaipur Highway

Now one might wonder, ghosts on a highway? The story behind the haunting of the Delhi-Jaipur highway begins with the Bhangarh fort. This fort, one of the most haunted spots of all time in the country, lies on this highway and is home to demons. It is these unhappy spirits that are said to cause turmoil on the highway. All we have to say is beware! 

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