Actress Anne Heche has been hospitalized on Friday after her car crashed and a house caught fire in Mar Vista.
Authorities say a woman rammed her car into a house on Friday in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles, setting both the vehicle and the house on fire. A person with knowledge of the matter described the driver as actress Anne Heche.
The Los Angeles Fire Department reported a car accident in the 1700 block of South Walgrove Avenue just before 11 a.m. Friday.
A post on the fire department’s official Twitter account said one seriously injured man was rescued and admitted to hospital.
A Twitter report said that 49 firefighters reached the spot and completely brought the fire under control in 65 minutes.
The LAFD said on its website that “a female adult found inside the vehicle” has been taken to a nearby hospital by LAFD paramedics in critical condition. No other injuries were reported.
The department did not identify Heche as the driver, but law enforcement officials confirmed to The Times that she was the registered owner of the vehicle.
He stated that Heche was severely burned and was believed to be acting under the influence and erroneous.
LAFD Alert-Knockdown – #MarVista Structure Fire 1766 S Walgrove Av MAP: https://t.co/dybqLgtWHm FS63; *Address Corrected*. Vehicle Struck/Entered Home Causing Fire. 59 Firefighters. 65 Minutes. One Critically Injured Person Rescued. DETAILS: https://t.co/la6XkrSs0g
— LAFD (@LAFD) August 5, 2022
TMZ was the first to report that witnesses had seen Heche driving a blue Mini Cooper in their neighborhood.
Along with videos and photos from the site, the site said that Heche first crashed in the garage of an apartment building.
According to TMZ, she overturned and drove off before residents could help her out of her car.
Shortly thereafter, Heche crashed into a nearby house and caught fire in Mar Vista, a Westside neighborhood of LA.
A photo posted by TMZ shows Heche in the driver seat of a Mini Cooper, and a video shows him being rescued from a car and taken to an ambulance.
In the video, Heche was covered with a white cloth on a stretcher. A representative for Heche declined to comment when reached by The Times on Friday.
Heche is best known for her work as Vicky Hudson and Marley Love in the soap opera “Another World”; He won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1991 for his work on the show.
His credits included the films “Donnie Brasco,” “Six Days Seven Nights” and “Return to Paradise” in the 1990s. Most recently she appeared in the TV series “All Rise” and “Chicago P.D.” And the movie “The Brave.”
About Anne Heche
Anne Heche rose to fame with her TV show Another World. She played the double role of twins Vicky Hudson and Marley Love in the series, which received a Daytime Emmy Award for her performance. He has also starred in films such as Donnie Brasco, Six Days Seven Nights and Wag the Dog.