S actress Anne Heche is in a coma and has not regained consciousness following a collision that left her car “engulfed in flames” a consultant has confirmed.
Heche, 53, was taken to hospital following the incident on Friday morning within the Mar Vista space of Los Angeles and stays in a vital situation.
She is the previous accomplice of US discuss present host Ellen DeGeneres – the pair started relationship in 1997 earlier than separating in 2000 – and is thought for movies together with Donnie Brasco, Cedar Rapids and the 1998 Psycho remake.
“Earlier reviews stating that Anne Heche was secure have been inaccurate,” a spokesperson advised the PA information company.
“Shortly after the accident, Anne grew to become unconscious, slipping right into a coma and is in vital situation.
“She has a big pulmonary damage requiring mechanical air flow and burns that require surgical intervention.”
The car struck a two-storey dwelling and “erupted in heavy hearth” in response to the Los Angeles Fireplace Division (LAFD).
“59 firefighters took 65 minutes to entry, confine and totally extinguish the cussed flames throughout the closely broken construction,” an LAFD report acknowledged.
“One feminine grownup (was) discovered throughout the car, who has been taken to an space hospital by LAFD Paramedics in vital situation.”
The LAFD additionally confirmed to the PA information company that the car had pushed 30ft into the residence however that the house’s occupant had escaped with out damage.
The constructing was left “uninhabitable”, spokesman Brian Humphrey added.