A blindfolded teenager in Utah fell into another car on Monday for obvious reasons, according to the Layton Police Department.
"Bird Box Challenge While Driving … Predictable Score," police tweeted on Friday along with a photo of two mutilated cars on Layton Parkway, surrounded by snow-covered sidewalks.
In a truck, the passenger bumper seems to be bent inwards while the entire driver side of a Honda HR-V is smashed. The side airbags of the HR-V seem to be used.
"Fortunately, no injuries," the police wrote.
the Layton Police spokesman, Lt. Travis Lyman A 17-year-old girl drove with a 16-year-old passenger at the time of the crash.
The challenge "Bird Box", which has become viral in the social media, is inspired by the Netflix film "Bird Box" with Sandra Bullock. In the film, the characters have to move blindfolded through the outside world to avoid looking at an invisible monster that forces humans to kill themselves.
In the viral challenge, participants try to do ordinary things while blindfolding, which in turn is dangerous for obvious reasons.
Earlier this month, Netflix warned viewers about the Bird Box challenge.
"I can not believe I have to say that, but: PLEASE DO NOT KEEP UP WITH THIS BIRD CHALLENGE," the company tweeted on Jan. 2.
Law enforcement in Colorado predicted last week that someone might try the "Bird Box" challenge while driving and warned people about it.
but inevitably someone will do the monumentally stupid thing that blindfolds, "said a patrolman from the State of Colorado in a video message. "We should not have to say that, but we will: Do not drive blindfolded."