Actor Anne Heche was seriously injured in a one-car crash in Los Angeles on Friday, NBC Los Angeles reported.
Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said in two emails that crashes into homes in the Marvista neighborhood caused a “severe fire” that was extinguished in just over an hour.
The driver was dragged out of the vehicle by LAFD rescuers and taken to hospital with serious injuries.
The home suffered extensive damage, but no other injuries were reported, Humphrey said.The collision was reported just before 11:00 a.m.
A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department said the crash was under investigation and there was no immediate indication of its cause.
Patients may have their blood drawn as part of the police investigation, he said. In California, police don’t require a warrant to draw blood if you’ve been arrested for DUI before being tested.
Such arrests can be based on police observation and circumstantial evidence such as drugs or alcohol in the vehicle.
Heche became known for his role in the soap opera ‘Another World’ and later appeared in movies like ‘Donnie Brasco’, ‘Volcano’ and ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’. Also, he has appeared in TV series. “Chicago PD”, “Men in Trees”, etc.
In 2020, Heche said his 1990s relationship with comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres was a breakthrough as a high-profile same-sex romance.
“My story is the one that made a difference in the world and moved the needle for equal rights when I fell in love with Ellen DeGeneres,” she said on that year’s show, Dancing with the Stars. ” in a tape segment.
She said the three-plus-year relationship that ended in 2000 cost her career a lot, including a decade of lack of major studio roles.
She later married Corey Laffoon and had a son before divorcing. She had another son with her “Men in Trees” co-star James Tupper in 2009. The couple has since separated.
Mar Vista is a community of post-war homes perched on a hill overlooking the beach. Adjacent to the city of Santa Monica.