Police Warn Others After Blindfolded Driver Crashes Car While Attempting 'Bird Box Challenge'

Police in Utah are warning others about a dangerous viral challenge after a driver crashed their car while blindfolded.

“Bird Box Challenge while driving… Predictable result,” the Layton Police Department said in a social media post Friday.

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No one was hurt in the accident on Monday, police said.

"Bird Box" is a recently released Netflix thriller starring Sandra Bullock in which a group of people travel blindfolded to escape a mysterious force that kills you if you look at it.

Netflix also had a message to anyone attempting to do anything dangerous while blindfolded:

“PLEASE DO NOT HURT YOURSELVES WITH THIS BIRD BOX CHALLENGE,” the streaming provider said in a tweet Jan. 2. “We don’t know how this started, and we appreciate the love, but Boy and Girl have just one wish for 2019 and it is that you not end up in the hospital due to memes.”

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. Luckily no injuries. pic.twitter.com/4DvYzrmDA2

— Layton Police (@laytonpolice) January 11, 2019

Can’t believe I have to say this, but: PLEASE DO NOT HURT YOURSELVES WITH THIS BIRD BOX CHALLENGE. We don’t know how this started, and we appreciate the love, but Boy and Girl have just one wish for 2019 and it is that you not end up in the hospital due to memes.

— Netflix US (@netflix) January 2, 2019

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