Midlothian Turnpike

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Drivers on the turnpike have reported phantom cars and trucks that appear suddenly, causing the drivers to swerve. Phantom gang activity also has been seen, involving car chases full of gangsters shooting at each other with tommy guns. Some drivers have collided with the ghostly vehicles, even hearing shattered glass and tearing metal. But when they got out of the car, they were startled to find the other vehicle gone and no damage to their own. What’s driving these phantoms mad? Some say the reason is that the turnpike runs through the very haunted Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery.

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Geographic Information

Midlothian and Central
Chicago, IL
United States

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41.63259874260906, -87.76532507152297
Cook County, Illinois
Nearest Towns:
Crestwood, IL (2.1 mi.)
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  1. I stayed at Southwown Inn in Markham Ill. And while I was there a ghost was in my room while me and friend were taking selfish he hit the button on my phone and caught his hand in the pic.

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