Anne Heche Burned & Taken To Hospital After Crashing Her Car Into A Home & Setting Fire
Disappear actress Anne HecheThe 53-year-old was taken to the hospital after she crashed into an apartment building and then a residential home in Los Angeles on Aug. TMZ. Witnesses told TMZ that bystanders tried to get her out of the car after the first impact, but she quickly drove away. “The vehicle was traveling east on Preston Way at high speed, entered the T intersection on Preston Way and Walgrove Ave, veered off the road and collided with the Walgrove 1700 block residence,” the Los Angeles Police Department said. Spokesperson confirmed with Limit line related to the second accident. Anne’s car then caught fire and left the house “in flames”.
The fire department and paramedics were called to the scene, where Anne was taken on a stretcher to a nearby hospital. “Fifty-nine firefighters took 65 minutes to reach, contain and completely extinguish the stubborn fire inside the heavily damaged structure,” Brian Humphreyfrom the Los Angeles Fire Department, told Limit line. Anne is believed to have suffered burns, but the extent of the burns is unknown, according to TMZ.
Anne is believed to have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of her accident, as “a bottle with a red cap” was seen in the distance near her gear lever. Anne, who is known for a series of films in the late 90s such as Six days and seven nights, Volcanoand Donnie Brascoas well as her much publicized romance with Ellen DeGeneres, spoke about her struggles with substance abuse in the past. “I drank. I smoked. I took drugs. I had sex with people,” said the Emmy-nominated actress. ABC News in 2020 when recalling the sexual abuse against her by her father as a child. “I did whatever I could to get rid of the shame in my life.”
She has also faced financial troubles in recent years. In 2009, she went through a costly divorce with her ex-husband Coleman Laffoonresulting in her paying the cameraman $500,000 and $3,700 a month in child support for one of their sons, map (even though her initial amount was $15,000 per month), each Daily mail. In 2016, she asked the court to reduce child support because she could no longer pay.
Although she has slowed down a bit after becoming a mother, Anne seems to be quite busy on her career path later this year. At the time of this writing, she has seven different projects in progress, according to IMDb. She also has a satirical short film, Hardboiledlaunch in 2022.
HollywoodLife contacted representatives for Anne and the LAPD but did not receive an immediate response.