Los Angeles police are investigating actor Anne Heche for driving under the influence and hit and run after his car crashed into a Mar Vista home, causing a fire on Friday.
Los Angeles Police Officer Anne Hernandez confirmed that detectives investigating the accident in the 1700 block of South Walgrove Avenue obtained a search warrant for the actor’s blood at the hospital to see if she was under the influence. Heche, 53, is listed in stable condition after being pulled by Los Angeles firefighters from the wreckage of her burnt-out Mini Cooper.
Fifty-nine firefighters responded. In the moments leading up to the impact, Heche was filmed crashing into the garage of an apartment building, then narrowly missing a pedestrian before hitting a nearby Jaguar, according to video released by police. police sources.
The Los Angeles Fire Department said on its website that “an adult female found in the vehicle” was taken to a “hospital by LAFD paramedics in critical condition.”
Heche has not been arrested or charged.
Heather Duffy Boylston, Heche’s friend and podcast partner, said in a statement, “Her family and friends ask for your thoughts and prayers and respect her privacy during this difficult time.”
Heche is best known for her work as Vicky Hudson and Marley Love on the soap opera “Another World”; she won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1991 for her work on the show. In the 1990s, his credits included the films “Donnie Brasco”, “Six Days Seven Nights” and “Return to Paradise”. More recently, she appeared in the television series “All Rise” and “Chicago PD” and in the movie “The Brave”.
Los Angeles Times