According to Deadline, actress Anne Heche is in critical condition with burns after crashing her car into a Los Angeles home. TMZ was the first to break the news.
The accident happened at 10:55 a.m. Friday in Mar Vista, L.A.The vehicle was speeding east on Preston Way, entered the T intersection at Preston Way and Walgrove Ave, ran off the road, and hit a home in the 1700 block of Walgrove, a police representative said.
Fill in some textThe vehicle caught fire and the driver was taken to a local hospital by LAFD," police said. Heche was in critical condition, according to Los Angeles Police Public Information Officer Jeff Lee.
It took 59 firefighters 65 minutes to access, confine, and fully extinguish the stubborn flames within the heavily damaged structure," said Los Angeles Fire Department's Brian Humphrey.
Several local media outlets later confirmed that the blue Mini Clubman involved in the incident belonged to Heche.Fox11 news helicopter footage shows the car driving into the house and possibly hitting one of its side walls.
As firefighters used ropes from a big tow truck to lift the automobile out of the flaming house, Mandel, a veteran of numerous similar disasters, remarked, "If there's anyone alive in there, it will be a miracle.
The victim was conscious, and firefighters placed him on a gurney, face covered, and rolled him to a waiting ambulance. The person on the gurney sits up and tries to get off just as they approach the emergency vehicle.
After emergency personnel have loaded the victim into the ambulance, Mandel says, "I don't know." That was extremely strange.
Heche was involved in a minor accident at a Mar Vista apartment complex, crashing into a wall in a parking area, but she drove away. A short time later, the car crashed into the house.