She only has one sibling, Sami Hayek, who she recently referred to as “the best brother on earth” due to their close bond.

Because of this, it was undoubtedly a very worrying time for the actress when she found out that he had been in a terrible car accident in 2014.

After a pickup truck and the car Sami was driving collided, the owner of his own furniture design company was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Tragically, Ian Cuttler Sala, a Grammy-winning creative director who was with him, passed away at the scene after being killed in the collision.

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Sami received care at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for numerous broken ribs as well as facial injuries. Alvin Javier Gomez, the pickup’s 20-year-old driver, was also taken to the hospital with a broken foot and body pain.

Sami sued Ford in 2016, claiming that the $165,000 2005 Ford GT sports car he was operating belonged to Salma and her husband, François-Henri Pinault, and had a technical issue leading to his death of his friend.

Sami claimed that the vehicle’s transaxle experienced a “catastrophic failure,” directing excessive power to one of the rear wheels and sending the car careening into oncoming traffic.

Sami’s lawsuit claims that because similar incidents had been documented before his accident, Ford was aware of the “need to conduct a recall.”.

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No signs of drug or alcohol use were present at the scene of the accident, according to Andrew Neiman of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Nevertheless, he conceded that Sami might have been going too fast, which led to Sami losing control of the potent vehicle.

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He claimed at the time that “he fishtailed due to a loss of control.” as a result of an attempt to overcorrect while travelling at too high a speed on a curved road, Sgt. Following the accident, Stephanie Krajchir spoke with KTLA.

The information from the investigation, including Sami’s complaint against Ford, has not been released.