Police in Utah have warned drivers not to participate in a viral problem impressed by a horror film.
The warning adopted an incident earlier within the week during which a teenager along with her eyes lined took on what has been referred to as the Chicken Field problem, and slammed into one other car.
The problem was impressed by Netflix film Chicken Field during which the central character, who’s performed by Sandra Bullock, should put on a blindfold whereas she is pursued by malign drive.
Layton police Division on Friday tweeted photos of the automobiles broken within the collision.
“Chicken Field Problem whereas driving…predictable end result,” tweeted the division in a message with the photographs.
“This occurred on Monday because of the motive force masking her eyes whereas driving on Layton Parkway. Fortunately no accidents.”
In an interview with KSL, police Lieutenant Travis Lyman stated he by no means anticipated that he’d need to warn drivers to not put on a blindfold whereas on the wheel.
“It is simply inexcusable to do one thing as harmful as this, not solely to your self however everybody else on the highway,” he stated.
“Apparently, as part of this Chicken Field Problem,’ (the motive force) used her beanie to drag over her eyes as she was driving on Layton Parkway, and she or he ended up shedding management of her automotive and skidded into the westbound lanes of Layton Parkway and hit one other automotive and ended up hitting a lightweight pole as effectively,” Lyman stated.
Police haven’t named the motive force of the car, who’s 17, and her 16-year outdated passenger. Each they and the individual contained in the car theirs collided with escaped with no accidents.
Within the movie, Bullock’s character should carry on her blindfold to keep away from taking a look at a mysterious drive that compels folks to take their very own lives, if noticed. Within the movie, she should information her youngsters, named merely as Boy and Woman, to security.
Earlier in January, Netflix was compelled to subject a warning for folks tnot o participate in viral challenges impressed by the film, after footage emerged on social media displaying members working into partitions or close to visitors and coming near severe harm.
“Cannot consider I’ve to say this, however: PLEASE DO NOT HURT YOURSELVES WITH THIS BIRD BOX CHALLENGE,” an unsigned tweet posted onto the corporate’s official Twitter account rad. “We do not know the way this began, and we respect the love, however Boy and Woman have only one want for 2019 and it’s that you simply not find yourself within the hospital attributable to memes.”