U.S. actress Anne Heche Photo: AFP/File

Actress Anne Heche hospitalized after fiery car crash


U.S. actress Anne Heche has been hospitalized in critical condition after crashing her car into a Los Angeles home, U.S. media reported Friday.

The Los Angeles Fire Department reported that a vehicle struck a two-story house in Los Angeles' Mar Vista neighborhood, "causing structural compromise and erupting in heavy fire."

The female adult found in the car was "taken to an area hospital by LAFD paramedics in critical condition," it said.

U.S. media confirmed initial reports by celebrity gossip publication TMZ that the woman inside the blue Mini Cooper was Heche.

The 53-year-old actress initially crashed into an apartment building garage before driving off, according to images collected by TMZ.

The same car later crashed into and "heavily damaged" the Mar Vista house. The ensuing blaze took 59 firefighters 65 minutes to confine and fully extinguish, according to the fire department.

She starred in a number of movies from the 1990s including "Six Days, Seven Nights," "Donnie Brasco" and "I Know What You Did Last Summer."

Heche is also known for her role on the soap opera "Another World," for which she won a Daytime Emmy in 1991.

During the 1990s, she was in a high-profile relationship with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.

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She hit an apartment building garage then later this house. Sounds like drugs, alcohol, suicide, anxiety or depression.

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I hope she gets the help she needs

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She was DUI with a bottle of vodka in her car.

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I do feel sorry, for the innocent householders.

Whatever the cause she should not have been driving, hitting the garage should have been a bit of a give away.

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I think her whole life has been plagued by problems. I read she once went into a stranger's home, made herself at home with the homeowner there and wouldn't leave.

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Who ?

Oh, Ellen ?, well, there you go. That explains it

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Drunk Driver, doing 90 Mph apparently according to other sources... sad.

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I'm just glad that she didn't seriously injure or kill any innocent bystanders with her selfish actions.

Drink driving is never acceptable and too often it is innocent people that pay the ultimate price for someone else's selfishness.

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A lot of people driving while depressed, hurting or killing people recently, if this keeps up they might ban driving. What’s wrong with people?!

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to the above, whats wrong with people? Everything is wrong with people. Even normal people are screwed up, it's how you cope.

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According to latest news, Anne Heche will be taken off life support soon.

Spare some thoughts for her.

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