The AngelsCar accident: actress Anne Heche between life and death
For a reason still unknown, the car driven by the American actress hit a house on Friday and caught fire.
American actress Anne Heche, 53, was hospitalized in serious condition after a car accident in Los Angeles on Friday, several American media reported.
Los Angeles Fire Department said a car slammed into a two-story home in the Mar Vista neighborhood, “causing structural damage and a massive fire.” The woman behind the wheel was “hospitalized in critical condition”, they added.
Several US media have confirmed reports from TMZ, a publication specializing in celebrity coverage, that the driver of the blue Mini Cooper is Anne Heche.
The actress’ vehicle first hit the garage of a building, before crashing into the villa of Mar Vista, causing extensive damage according to the media.
It took more than an hour for the 60 firefighters mobilized to extinguish the fire, reported the fire department of Los Angeles.
Anne Heche played in a large number of films in the 1990s, including “Six Days, Seven Nights”, “Volcano” or “Donnie Brasco”. She is also known for her role in the soap opera “Another World,” which won her a Daytime Emmy Award in 1991.
In the 1990s, she had a high-profile relationship with presenter Ellen DeGeneres.