In the beginning of the story Adam has to go to to California for 3 months. His mother is sad and concerned that he has to go. She tells him to drive safe.
The Hitchhiker was on the Brooklyn Bridge. He almost ran into the hitchhiker and crashed. Adam swerved and missed the hitchhiker, luckily.
Adam was still driving down the road. Adam saw the ghost figure again from the Brooklyn Bridge. Adam is terrified and doesn't want to be alone on the road.
Since Adam doesn't want to be alone he had picked up a girl on the side of the road. Then Adam told the girl about the hitchhiker. The girl thinks he is crazy. Adam crashed into the fence, then the girl ran away.
Adam feels scared so he tries to call someone he loves, his mom. When he calls his mom, Someone awnsered and told Adam that she was in the hospital. adam asked, "Why" The person said that her son was in in a car crash on the bridge.
Adam finds out that he is dead. His mom is int eh hospital because she had a panic attack because of her son's death. Adam is sad and confused that he ended up died.