Person driving blindfolded crashes while playing the 'Bird Box Challenge'

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According to KUTV and the Layton police department, she soon careered into the other lane and hit another auto, a light pole and a sound wall.

Police suspect that a recent viral challenge inspired by the popular Netflix horror movie Bird Box was responsible for a vehicle accident on Monday.

'This happened on Monday as a result of the driver covering her eyes while driving on Layton Parkway.

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At 4:50 p.m. Monday, a 17-year-old girl was driving a gray truck east along Layton Parkway when she pulled her beanie over her eyes to attempt the "Bird Box" Challenge, Layton Police Lt. Travis Lyman said.

Sadly, some people still are still embracing the stupid, as seen by this 16-year-old motorist in the USA. The Layton Police Department reported no injuries were associated with the crash. They reportedly called out the Bird Box Challenge specifically.

Fortunately, no one was injured in the Layton, Utah, crash, a representative at the police department told CBS News.

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The Bird Box challenge, based off of Netflix's latest horror movie where citizens must stay blindfolded to stay alive, had a predictable result.

The challenge prompted Netflix to issue a warning tweet on January 2.

Of course, if you've seen Bird Box, you know there's a scene in which several characters make a white-knuckle drive in a auto with the windows covered, and it's hardly a smooth ride. Police are recommending charges of reckless driving.

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