Tuen Mun Road in Hong Kong is haunted by ghosts

Tuen Mun Road is a very congested highway located in Hong Kong, linking Tuen Mun and Tsuen Wan. Local folklore says it’s haunted by the ghosts of those who have been killed while traveling on it. It's considered one of the Top Haunted Roads in the world.

Tuen Mun Road

How long is Tuen Mun Road?

The road is 19.4 km (12.1 mi) long and is completely paved. It was built in 1977 while Britain still governed Hong Kong.

How dangerous is Tuen Mun Road?

Since 1978, there have been hundreds of accidents, many of them with fatal consequences. According to local folklore, ghosts appear in the middle of traffic, causing cars to veer out of control. Supposedly, ghosts of previous crashes appear in the middle of the road, causing drivers to swerve to avoid them and resulting in more crashes.

Is Tuen Mun Road haunted?

Some fatalities were attributed to poor road design, while others swear they've seen spectral figures that distract drivers. This is one of the first highways in the country, and many of the crashes are caused by the use of low-quality materials in construction and the geography of the area, which forced the construction of narrow lanes. In 2003, a bus crashed, resulting in 21 deaths. Some people say the spirits of those victims wander around the area.