This happened in Khandala
Ghat near Lonavala during the last monsoon. Vivek was driving from Bombay to Pune and decided not to take the new expressway as he loved adventure, and he wanted to see the scenery along the old road.
When he reached the
mountains his car broke down- he was stranded miles from nowhere. Having no choice he started walking on the side of the road, hoping to get a lift to the nearest town.
It was dark and rainy night. And pretty soon he got wet and shivering. The night rolled on and no car passed by. Suddenly he saw a car coming towards him. It slowed and then stopped next to him- without thinking scared Vivek opened the door and jumped in. Seated in the back, he leaned forward to thank the person who had saved him. He realized there was nobody behind the wheel.
Even though there was no one in the front seat and no sound of any engine, the car started moving slowly. Stunned …The guy looked at the road ahead and saw a curve coming. Scared almost to death he started to pray, begging the Lord for his life. He hadn’t come out of shock, when just before he hit the curve, a hand appeared through the window and moves the wheel.
The car made the curve safely and continued on the road to the next bend. The guy, now paralyzed in terror, watched how the hand appeared every time before a curve and
moved the steering wheel just enough to get the car around each bend. Finally, the guy saw lights ahead. Gathering his courage he wrenched open the door of the silent, slowly moving car, scrambled out and ran as hard as he could towards the lights. It was a small town. He stumbled into a restuarant, and asked for a drink, and broke down.
Then he started talking about the horrible experience he’d just been through. There was dead silence in the restaurant when he stopped talking … ..
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