Teen who crashed car while blindfolded was doing the "Bird Box challenge"

Teen who crashed car while blindfolded was doing the

Police say the latest viral challenge is responsible for a crash on a street in Utah.

If you aren't aware, the hot new trend is to try driving in traffic while blindfolded.

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.

The movie Bird Box has become a social media sensation since its, with viewers sharing hilarious memes about being blindfolded to avoid certain situations.

A blindfolded teenage driver in Utah crashed into another auto for obvious reasons on Monday, according to the Layton Police Department. According to KUTV and the Layton police department, she soon careered into the other lane and hit another auto, a light pole and a sound wall.

This viral challenge mirrors the premise of the Sandra Bullock-led horror that sees survivors utilize blindfolds to navigate a post-apocalyptic hellscape, lest they spot a malevolent force that turns its victims suicidal.

He said police had recommended the driver face a charge of reckless driving.

Last week Netflix warned fans not to attempt the challenge.

It's also - and I can't believe we're at the point where this actually has to be said - an incredibly risky stunt to pull off the in real world.

Police say the young woman in question had pulled her hat over her eyes while she was driving, which resulted in the crash.

Have you seen Bird Box?

The 17-year-old girl was said to have had a 16-year-old male passenger in the truck with her. But others might not be so lucky with such a risky stunt.

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