Years ago, there was a road that was known by locals as "The Never Ending Road". Some say it was Lester Road in Corona, California and others maintain it was Miette Hot Springs Road in Alberta, Canada. It was a long, winding road, unlit and bordered by a thick forest, that led through the mountains.
According to legend, many people who drove down the road at night were never seen or heard from again. The legend of the Never Ending Road became so well-known that a lot of folks were even afraid to drive on it during the daylight hours. Some drivers would even lose their nerve and turn back, terrified that if they continued along the road, they would never return.
The road took a sharp turn at at one point and curved around a large canyon. There were no guard rails on the turn and on the other side of the canyon, the road continued.
One Summer, a work crew were widening the road when they made a gruesome discovery. One of the workmen pushed a rock over the side of the canyon and heard it hit something metal. When they climbed down to look, the workmen found dozens of crashed cars at the bottom. They had all fallen to their doom and the decomposing bodies and skeletal remains of the victims were still strapped into their seats.
It was discovered that the roads on either side of the canyon lined up so well that, when viewed from the correct angle, especially at night, it created an optical illusion. The canyon was almost invisible and the road seemed to continue on up and over the hill on the other side of the canyon. People who drove down the road at night had no idea that there was a huge drop in front of them until it was too late and they careened off the cliff and plummeted to their deaths.
They say that local law enforcement hushed up the discovery, wanting to avoid a scandal and the road was quietly closed down, never to be reopened. The corpses of the dead were never able to be recovered and they still lie there to this day, in their twisted metal graves.
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The best stories of urban legends & myths that I've found on the Internet. I'm also including legends & myths from different countries that are not much known in the USA.