Police said that the teen initially told authorities that the crash occurred because she was talking to her friend and gotten distracted, KSL reported.
Police in Utah, where the crash happened, said the result was "predictable" - with the teenager drifting into oncoming traffic and hitting another auto.
"Bird Box Challenge while driving.predictable result", the Layton Police Department tweeted on Friday.
Police in Utah say a teen participating in the latest viral challenge caused a crash.
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Lieutenant Lyman said the crash happened on Monday (local time) but the driver originally claimed she had become distracted by her passenger. Ironically, the teen very almost committed suicide herself trying to copy the film, and one of the film's characters does commit suicide by driving (un-blindfolded) into oncoming traffic.
The "Bird Box Challenge" refers to a popular movie starring Sandra Bullock that was released on Netflix. "But, apparently, it needs to be said". Driving is one of the most inherently risky things we do, and this kind of willful disregard for the safety of others should be grounds for an immediate and long-lasting suspension, just like a DUI. "It really puts everybody at risk". There were no injuries, but she faces charges of reckless driving and both cars were significantly damaged. Someone has officially failed the "Bird Box Challenge".
Bird Box capped off a year of challenges that included swallowing liquid detergent Tide pods, snorting condoms and even the continuation of the deadly #FireChallenge - which involves setting yourself on fire in front of a camera.