Police say teen who crashed was blindfolded for ‘Bird Box challenge’

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No word on whether the other driver plans to sue her for criminal stupidity - it was reportedly through his own efforts that police learned the driver who'd hit him was blindfolded.

Authorities say no one was injured during the crash.

Lt. Travis Lyman, Layton Police, said the 17-year-old girl driving the pickup truck was with a 16-year-old boy when she chose to attempt the "Bird Box Challenge" and used a beanie as an impromptu blindfold.

The craze has come from the Netflix film Bird Box, starring Sandra Bullock.

The end of the world must be close thanks to the Netflix hit "Bird Box".

The driver then pulled a beanie over her eyes and kept driving. "Luckily no injuries", police tweeted Friday.

The social media challenge has gone viral, prompting Netflix to issue a warning to viewers on Twitter.

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The unlikely craze saw Netflix warn the public not to copy the characters and embark on the challenge.

Lieutenant Travis Lyman, a spokesperson for the department, told Gizmodo that a 17-year-old girl tried her luck with the meme on Monday and ended up crashing into another vehicle.

The "Bird Box" Challenge involves people blindfolding themselves while doing everyday tasks.

As for the teen, she now faces reckless driving charges.

The #BirdBoxChallenge started trending when several people started posting their videos of the challenge online.

Lyman also warned drivers not to try the "Bird Box Challenge" for themselves: "With driving, the stakes are so high anyway that it's just inexcusable to do something as unsafe as this, not only to yourself but everyone else on the road".

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