Driver crashed while participating in 'Bird Box Challenge'

Layton police say a 17-year old drove blindfolded while doing the ‘Bird Box’ challenge. It didn’t end well

Driver who crashed while blindfolded was participating in ‘Bird Box Challenge’

Based on the hit Netflix horror starring Sandra Bullock, the social media challenge involves participants taking part in tasks while wearing a blindfold, emulating characters in the film who must evade sight-targeting monsters.

In a tweet, the Layton Police Department summed up the crash in just seven words: "Bird Box Challenge while driving...predictable result".

The crash happened around 5 p.m. on Monday, January 7, on Layton Parkway in Layton, Utah when an unidentified 17 year old female crashed her pickup truck into a auto and then a light pole. Lyman said reckless driving charges against the teen were being considered.

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The challenge has seen people being filmed doing a variety of every day things blindfolded, including walking into walls and down streets.

While the company called for people not to hurt themselves, it kicked off its own Bird Box challenge of sorts - partnering with popular Australian Twitch streamers to play their games blindfolded.

When the movie first came out, Netflix gave a clear warning to viewers to not try the unsafe challenge. "Would you?" The challenge reached its mature form of meme when YouTuber and professional brain genius Jake Paul posted a video of himself trying it for his young, impressionable audience.

Police in Utah, where the crash happened, said the result was "predictable" - with the teenager drifting into oncoming traffic and hitting another vehicle.

"It really puts everybody at risk", said Travis Lyman of the Layton police.

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