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Offbeat'Bird Box Challenge': Teen crashes after driving car blindfolded

13:20  12 january  2019
13:20  12 january  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

'Bird Box' Challenge: People Try to Do Things Blindfolded, Inspired by Netflix Horror Movie

'Bird Box' Challenge: People Try to Do Things Blindfolded, Inspired by Netflix Horror Movie It's harder than it looks.

A Utah teen attempting to drive while blindfolded has caused a highway crash , jettisoning common sense in her enthusiasm to participate in the viral ‘ Bird Box challenge ’ based on the Netflix horror film. The 17-year-old girl’s car drifted into oncoming traffic shortly after she pulled her hat down over her

A teenager has crashed her car while covering her eyes as part of the so-called Bird Box challenge . Police officers said the 17-year-old drifted into Bird Box Challenge while driving …predictable result. This happened on Monday as a result of the driver covering her eyes while driving on Layton Parkway.

'Bird Box Challenge': Teen crashes after driving car blindfolded© N/A Police shared pictures of the cars after the crash in Utah A teenage driver has crashed into another car after pulling her hat over her eyes as part of the so-called "Bird Box Challenge".

The 17-year-old was (unsuccessfully) trying to emulate characters from Bird Box, a Sandra Bullock movie where characters are forced to blindfold themselves to escape an apocalypse caused by supernatural beings.

Characters who look at the film's villains are driven mad and eventually kill themselves after suffering visions that urge them to die.

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

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Police say a Utah teenager crashed into another car when she covered her eyes as part of the so-called “ Bird Box Challenge .” Lyman says it should serve as a warning he never thought he’d have to give: Don’t drive while blindfolded . Bird Box Challenge while driving …predictable result.

Authorities say the man was attempting the “ Bird Box challenge ”, a challenge that consists of attempting every day tasks while blindfolded , in this case driving a car . Jacob, 20, is currently being hospitalized at Austin state hospital after being involved in a serious 4 vehicle accident.

'Bird Box Challenge': Teen crashes after driving car blindfolded© Rex Features In Bird Box, the characters have to stay blindfolded Nonetheless, countless videos of people trying to do things while blindfolded have been circulated online - with some reckless motorists covering their eyes while behind the wheel.

Police in Utah, where the crash happened, said the result was "predictable" - with the teenager drifting into oncoming traffic and hitting another car.

Watch: Bird Box trailer [The Independent]

Lt Travis Lyman, the chief of Layton Police, said "luckily" there were no injuries - but added that he never thought he would have to warn the public not to drive while blindfolded.

'Bird Box Challenge': Teen crashes after driving car blindfolded© N/A The police called the crash 'predictable'

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