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‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ Star Alan Ruck Facing Lawsuit Following Crash Into Pizzeria

‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ Star Alan Ruck Facing Lawsuit Following Crash Into Pizzeria

A little over a month after Alan Ruck crashed his Rivian truck into the side of a Raffallo’s Pizza in Los Angeles, the Ferris Buehler’s Day Off star is facing a lawsuit over the accident. 

As previously reported, Ruck’s accident occurred after he lost control of the electric vehicle. Los Angeles authorities believed there had been an electrical issue that caused the incident. There had been no evidence that Ruck had been under the influence, distracted, or otherwise impaired. 

It was also reported that the electric vehicle was brand new and featured several systems. This includes a dual motor, performance dual motor, and quad-motor. However, it was unclear which system caused the vehicle to malfunction. 

According to Entertainment Tonight, Alan Ruck is now being sued by a man who claims the actor hit his car with the truck during the accident. The man, identified as Horacio Vela, claimed in the court documents that he was driving his 2020 Hyundai Elantra at the time of the accident. While waiting at a red light at the intersection of North La Brea Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard, Vela was hit by Ruck. The actor “abruptly and forcefully accelerated his vehicle colliding with the right read bumper of Vela’s car.” 

Vela also stated that the force of the impact propelled his vehicle forward into the intersection. He ended up colliding with another vehicle waiting to make a left turn on N. La Brea Ave. 

Man Suing Alan Ruck Claims His Vehicle Was Deemed ‘Total Loss’ Following Electric Truck Accident

Meanwhile, Vela stated that after the accident he was transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center by ambulance. He noted his vehicle was deemed a “total loss” as well. 

Velsa then noted he sustained serious injuries and damages as well as property damages, cost of past and future medical care, pain, and suffering. Mental anguish, emotional distress, and other consequential damages were also listed. 

Los Angeles attorney, Neama Rahmani is representing Vela. “Accidents happen,” Rahmani told Entertainment Tonight. “That’s what insurance is for. But Alan Ruck’s insurance, State Farm has refused to accept responsibility for the crash.”

Rahmani also said that Ruck doesn’t know what happened as well. “The Los Angeles Police Department says it was a vehicle issue while Rivian, the manufacturer, says the truck was working properly.”

Rahmani explained his team believes that Ruck is responsible for the damages. “We filed a lawsuit to subpoena evidence and witnesses to prove our case. If State Farm finally accepts fault, we are happy to negotiate a settlement with them. But so far, the State Farm adjuster has ghosted us.”