Salma Hayek’s brother crashes Ford GT in Bel-Air; passenger killed

Authorities are investigating what caused a crash involving the brother of actress Salma Hayek that left one person dead Sunday.

Sami Hayek, 40, was driving a 2006 Ford GT eastbound in the 10200 block of Sunset Boulevard in Bel-Air at 4:50 p.m. when he lost control, crossed into westbound lanes and collided with a Toyota Tacoma pickup, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

A male passenger in the front seat of the Ford, described as a 43-year-old resident of Mexico, was pronounced dead at the scene, KTLA reported.

Hayek suffered several broken ribs and facial lacerations, officials said.


The driver of the pickup sustained a broken foot, according to police.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.