NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!
Actress Anne Heche crashed a vehicle into a home in Mar Vista, California on Friday, starting a fire. She was taken to hospital.
Heche, 53, was driving a blue Mini Cooper when it first crashed into the garage of an apartment complex in Los Angeles.
Witnesses told TMZ they tried to help the actress out of her car before she fled.
Shortly after her first accident, Heche then crashed into a nearby house in Mar Vista and started a fire, according to FOX 11. The fire reportedly engulfed the house and Heche was taken to a hospital in Los Angeles via an ambulance.
PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE FIRE LEAVES 10 DEAD, INCLUDING THREE CHILDREN
Brian Humphrey, spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department, told Fox News Digital that the person involved in the crashes was transferred to a hospital in critical condition.
A resident was present at the time of the crash at the home and escaped injury. Heche, however, suffered burns and was “conscious and breathing” when placed on a stretcher.
According to TMZ, the “Six Days Seven Nights” star is intubated in a hospital.
The Los Angeles Fire Department shared a statement saying the vehicle had a single occupant when it crashed into a two-story house built in 1952.
“Fifty-nine firefighters took 65 minutes to access, contain and completely extinguish the stubborn flames in the heavily damaged structure and rescued an adult woman found in the vehicle who was taken to an area hospital by LAFD paramedics. in critical condition,” the statement said. said.
According to TMZ, doctors were unable to perform tests to determine if Heche was under the influence of his vehicle due to his condition.
No other injuries were reported and the cause of the accident is under investigation, according to FOX 11.
A representative for Heche did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.
Helicopter footage captured the fire department extinguishing the blaze and loading Heche into an ambulance to be transferred for further treatment. A Fox 11 commentator was heard describing the horrific crash.
“If there’s anyone alive in there, it would be a miracle,” the commentator said.
According to the video footage, Heche was seen rolling around in a white sheet. Burn victims are often wrapped in a sterile sheet and sometimes sterile water is applied to the sheet to cool the burns.
The video footage then shows Heche sitting down abruptly as firefighters rush her to an ambulance.
The most recent film for the actress was the action movie “13 minutes”, in which she starred alongside Thora Birch, Amy Smart and Will Peltz. Heche recently showed his support for his friend Alec Baldwin after the public criticized the actor following his revealing “Rust” interview.
“My friend, no matter what happens in our lives that we can’t control, I’m with you,” Heche wrote on an Instagram post by Baldwin. “Mostly because I know the kindness of your soul.”
CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO OUR ENTERTAINMENT NEWSLETTER
Heche publicly divorced her ex-husband James Tupper in January 2018. The couple spent 10 years together and have a son, Atlas, 13.
The ‘Volcano’ actress was romantically involved with Ellen DeGeneres from 1997 to 2000. She brought the talk show host to the premiere of ‘Volcano’ in 1997. She claimed she had been “on blacklisted” from Hollywood as a result.
“I haven’t done a studio shot for 10 years,” she said in an interview with Page Six. “I got kicked out of a $10 million photography deal and didn’t see the light of day in a studio shot.”
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP
Heche received an Emmy nomination for her role as Rowena Larson in “Gracie’s Choice” in 2004.