Teen crashes their auto while doing the Bird Box challenge

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

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

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

The "Bird Box Challenge" takes its name from a recent Netflix movie in which the characters must remain blindfolded. If you haven't seen the movie, the gist is the world is plagued by supernatural beings that will compel anyone who sees them to kill themselves.

A teen driver attempting a new and unsafe fad inspired by a Netflix movie caused a crash earlier this week, Layton Police say.

The teen could be facing reckless driving charges, police say but it will ultimately be up to the County Attorney's office.

Following star Sandra Bullock's lead, the teen intentionally blindfolded herself on Monday afternoon while driving by pulling her beanie down over her eyes.

YouTube pulled the original video but it has been reuploaded on other platforms.

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Earlier this month, Netflix warned its viewers against the "Bird Box" challenge.

Bird Box capped off a year of challenges that included swallowing liquid detergent Tide pods, snorting condoms and even the continuation of the deadly #FireChallenge - which involves setting yourself on fire in front of a camera.

The 17-year-old, her 16-year-old passenger and the occupants of the SUV were "luckily" not injured.

"Can't believe I have to say this, but: PLEASE DO NOT HURT YOURSELVES WITH THIS BIRD BOX CHALLENGE", the company tweeted on January 2.

Unsafe stunts made popular on social media have been taking lives for years.

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