American actress Anne Heche was hospitalized and is in serious condition after a car accident on Friday in Los Angeles, several American media reported.
Los Angeles Fire Department says a car crashed into a two-story home in the Mar Vista neighborhood, “causing structural damage as well as a heavy fire”. The woman driving was “hospitalized in critical condition”they added.
Several American media have confirmed information from TMZa publication specializing in celebrity coverage, that the driver of the blue Mini Cooper is Anne Heche.
Firefighters took more than an hour to extinguish the fire caused by the accident
The 53-year-old actress’ vehicle first hit the garage of a building, before crashing into the Mar Vista villa, 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 acted in a large number of films in the 1990s, including Six Days, Seven Nights Where Donnie Brasco. She is also known for her role in the soap opera Another Worldwhich won him a Daytime Emmy Award in 1991.
In the 1990s, she had a high-profile relationship with presenter Ellen DeGeneres