Anne Heche in coma after car crash, remains in critical condition – National

Ana Heche remains in critical condition since shortly after she crashed her vehicle to a Los Angeles home on Friday, a spokesman for the actor said.

Michael McConnell, a member of the Los Angeles talent management company Zero Gravity Management, which represents Heche, told Reuters the actor was still comatose and connected to a ventilator on Monday.

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McConnell also told the outlet that Heche, 53, has “significant lung injury requiring mechanical ventilation and burns requiring surgical intervention.”

Initial reports claimed the actor was in “stable” condition after the crash, but his spokesperson now says Heche was knocked unconscious after being loaded into an ambulance.

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The car driven by Anne Heche after the accident.


Heche was seen speeding around Los Angeles in a blue Mini Cooper Clubman on the Friday before it crashed in a one-story house.

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A television news video showed the badly damaged and burned car being towed out of the house, with a woman sitting on a stretcher and struggling as firefighters loaded her into an ambulance.

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Actress Anne Heche seriously injured in a serious accident in Los Angeles

Actress Anne Heche seriously injured in a serious accident in Los Angeles

No other injuries were reported, and no arrests have been made.

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The Los Angeles home after actress Anne Heche crashed into the residence on August 5, 2022.


The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) said in a statement that it took about 65 minutes for 59 firefighters to extinguish the “stubborn flames.”

According to celebrity news website TMZ, Heche had it crashed in the garage of another nearby apartment building before fleeing the scene.

she is currently under investigation for a misdemeanor DUI and hit-and-run, Los Angeles police officer Annie Hernandez told CNN on Monday.

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Police obtained a warrant to retrieve a blood sample from Heche on the day of the crash, but they are still awaiting the results, CNN reported.

Heche has been unable to meet with investigators due to her injuries.

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The home hit by Heche’s car was destroyed and red-tagged by the LAFD, meaning it was deemed unsafe for habitation.

Lynne Mishele’s house after the accident.


The resident, Lynne Mishele, I was home at the time of the accident and survived without injury. A GoFundMe page was started for her to “help Lynne start again.”

GoFundMe’s $100,000 goal was exceeded by more than $10,000.

An Ohio native, Heche first rose to fame on the NBC soap opera. Another world from 1987 to 1991. He won a Daytime Emmy Award for the role.

With files from The Associated Press.

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