Actress Anne Heche is badly burned in an explosion after crashing her blue Mini Cooper in the garage of an apartment building in Los Angeles
- Actress Anne Heche, 53, was burned after crashing her Mini Cooper
- Heche could be seen fidgeting as she was stretched out in an ambulance
- The crash happened around 11 a.m. Friday morning in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles
- She had previously crashed in an apartment complex before leaving
- Moments later, she crashed a second time into a house, setting it on fire
Actress Anne Heche was involved in a violent car accident in Los Angeles at around 11am on Friday, which led to her being taken to an ambulance on a stretcher, suffering from burns.
Heche, 53, drove a blue Mini Cooper in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles when she made a career in the garage of an apartment complex, according to TMZ.
Residents of the block tried to help Heche out of the car, but she backed the car up and sped away.
Actress Anne Heche was involved in a fiery car accident in Los Angeles at around 11am on Friday, which resulted in her being taken to an ambulance on a stretcher, suffering from burns.
Emergency services rushed to the scene of the accident on Friday morning
Heche, 53, is now believed to be in critical condition at the hospital where she is intubated
Heche could be seen waving her arms as she was placed in the back of an ambulance
Shortly after, it then crashed a second time into a nearby house, starting a fire which then spread and quickly engulfed the entire house.
Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames in about an hour, according to Fox 11.
Heche suffered burns in the resulting fire.
Heche’s vehicle crashed into a house, setting it on fire
Firefighters were on the scene as they tried to put out the flames, which took around an hour
Smoke could be seen coming from the house Heche crashed into ino
The video sees her fidgeting as she was placed on a stretcher and taken to hospital by ambulance.
It’s unclear if she was DUI but photos from the crash scene appear to show a drink was sitting in one of the car’s cup holders.
A bottle with a red cap was visible in the car’s cup holder shortly before the crash.
“Her condition prevents doctors from performing tests to determine if she was driving under the influence of alcohol,” TMZ reported.
Paramedics quickly ushered Heche into the back of an ambulance
She is currently hospitalized in critical condition and is intubated. It is not known to what extent she was injured, but it is expected that she will survive.
The house Heche crashed into suffered extensive fire damage
There were many emergency services present following the accident
Heche was well known for his romance with Ellen DeGeneres in the 1990s.
She has previously been open about her battles with drug addiction.