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United States teen crashes driving blindfolded as ‘Bird Box Challenge’ goes viral

Driver who crashed while blindfolded was participating in ‘Bird Box Challenge’ Teen crashes in Layton while doing 'Bird Box' Challenge
Melody Ballard | 12 January, 2019, 05:45

No injuries were reported.

Layton police in Utah responded to a crash Monday because a driver covered her eyes while driving.

The streamer previously issued a warning against participating in the "Bird Box Challenge", which involves performing often risky stunts while blindfolded.

Lt. Travis Lyman told Fox13 that the 17-year-old female driver of the pickup truck was driving on the Layton Parkway with a 16-year-old male passenger when she chose to take part in the challenge and blind herself using a beanie.

A blindfolded teenage driver in Utah crashed into another vehicle for obvious reasons on Monday, according to the Layton Police Department.

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. It shows the vlogger walking into heavy traffic and driving a auto blindfolded.

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"I nearly feel silly saying this", said Layton Police Lieutenant Travis Lyman.

"Bird Box Challenge while driving.predictable result", the Layton Police Department tweeted on Friday.

"It's just inexcusable to do something as risky as this, not only to yourself but everyone else on the road", said police Lt Travis Lyman, quoted by KSL.com.

Police are recommending reckless driving charges in the case but it will be up to the County Attorney's Office to determine what charges, if any, are filed. "It really puts everybody at risk", said Travis Lyman of the Layton police.

Luckily, no one was hurt as a result of the crash.

The popularity of the challenge even prompted Netflix to issue a warning against unsafe behavior.

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