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Driver who crashed while blindfolded was participating in ‘Bird Box Challenge', police say

Utah police posted photos of the accident

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LAYTON, Utah – Police in Utah say a teen participating in the latest viral challenge caused a crash. 

Layton police tweeted photos on Friday explaining the accident. 

"Bird Box Challenge while driving... predictable result," the department stated. "This happened on Monday as a result of the driver covering her eyes while driving on Layton Parkway."

Netflix Urges People to Not Attempt the 'Bird Box' Challenge

No injuries were initially reported, Fox 13 reports.  

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

The film, however, has since inspired the #BirdBoxChallenge, which features people trying to do daily -- and sometimes harmful -- tasks while their eyes are covered.

These actions inspired Netflix to release a statement, urging people not to put themselves in danger with the viral challenge.  


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