Dash cams, be it those attached to police cruisers or citizen-mounted cameras, can capture some truly scary and creepy things, from intense car and plane crashes, to crazy road rage incidents, gruesome deaths, both attempted and successful robberies, ghosts, and even the fabled Bigfoot. The dash cam footage compiled on this list offers all of the above for your viewing pleasure. Be warned, however, some of the clips below contain graphic imagery. Viewer discretion is advised.
This intense, fairly nauseating footage of a cargo plane plummeting from the sky to a fiery crash will have you purchasing train tickets for your next vacation.
This video appears to show an attempted robbery by a crafty fellow who has set up some orange cones in the road. You can’t exactly see the man’s face, making the footage all the more eerie.
During a high-speed chase, police in Texas capture what appears to be a ghost car vanishing through a chainlink fence. Numerous theories about what exactly happens in this video have been bandied around, but no conclusive answer has ever been agreed upon.
A man, pulled over for speeding, opens fire on a police officer, totally unprovoked. The officer remains calm, even after being shot in his side.
Just imagine if the driver of the car that captured this footage of a Taiwan plane crash was going a little bit faster…
A child running down the middle of the highway is a scary concept on its own – after all, any number of horrible accidents could occur which could either harm the toddler, other motorists, or both. Yet, in this particular footage, the headlights washing out the tiny figure scuttling down the road makes the imagery all the more creepy.
Just wait for it…
Wait for it…
The title of this entry says it all. The sound will give you the chills.
And for this driver, once is enough. This short footage is simultaneously will give you a good jump.
If you’ve ever wondered just how powerful and terrifying tornadoes can be, this video will give you the answers you seek (and then some).
The brief glimpse of this young man in a cheap store mask is chilling all on its own, but in combination with the victim’s blood-curdling scream, this clip is a minute-plus horror movie.
Responding to a call concerning an armed suspect, this Arizona police officer, upon spotting the individual, speeds up his cruiser and intentionally runs over the man. Unsettling, to say the least.
It isn’t clear at all what these two police officers saw, but it’s clear from the video they did see something. Was it Bigfoot? We’ll never know…
This clip seems like something out of the movies – Duel, or maybe Joyride. Even though we’re spectators in the incident, and spatially removed, the footage still has the intensity of being inside the car.
It’s hard to say what it is about this guy, who lumbers past the dash cam, grins, and gives the driver the thumbs up, that is so creepy. But I think you’ll agree, he’s definitely creepy.