Teen driver accused of causing crash while participating in 'Bird Box' challenge

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (KTRK) -- A teen driver could face reckless driving charges after crashing into another car while taking a meme too far.

The Bird Box Challenge is a phenomenon in which people record themselves doing things while blindfolded, like in the movie "Bird Box." Since it's premiere on Netflix, there have been various viral videos of the challenge.



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Police say one teen decided to try the challenge on Monday while driving her pickup truck.

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Officers told KSTU the teen reportedly covered her eyes with her beanie and swerved into another lane, crashing and totaling another driver's car.

Luckily, neither driver was hurt.
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