Is Anne Heche OK? Ellen DeGeneres' ex-GF in ICU after suffering 'serious burns' in LA car crash

Heche crashed her car into a house causing a fire, suffering multiple burns and eventually being taken away to a hospital where she was intubated


                            Is Anne Heche OK? Ellen DeGeneres' ex-GF in ICU after suffering 'serious burns' in LA car crash
Ellen DeGeneres' ex-girlfriend Anne Heche (L) was involved in a car crash that left her with serious burns (Brenda Chase/Online USA/Getty Images, Fox 11 News)
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Actress-director Anne Heche was involved in an ugly crash that left her with serious burns, as per reports. According to multiple reports, Heche crashed her car into a house causing a fire, suffering multiple burns and eventually being taken away to a hospital. Witnesses reveal that before the main accident, she crashed her car into a garage and took off only to end up herself in a life-threatening accident.

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The 53-year-old actress was driving her Mini Cooper before she rammed it into a house in Mar Vista, California, on Friday, August 5, at around 11 am. TMZ reports that she first crashed her car into the garage of a house. But before witnesses could help her, she put her blue Mini Cooper in reverse, and took off only to be taken away to the hospital moments later. The massive fire left Ellen DeGeneres' ex-girlfriend with severe burns, so much so that she had to be taken away on a stretcher. As per the publication, the severity of the burns is hindering the doctors from checking whether she was under the influence of alcohol. However, a photo obtained by the publication shows Heche in her car with a red-capped bottle in one of the cupholders hinting toward traces of alcohol before and while driving. The Hollywood talent was saved and admitted into an LA hospital. 

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Anne Heche was involved in a car crash with left her with severe burns. She was taken away on a stretcher to an L.A. hospital. (Photo: Fox 11 News)
Anne Heche was involved in a car crash with left her with severe burns. She was taken away on a stretcher to an L.A. hospital. (Fox 11 News)

Is Anne Heche okay?

Video obtained by Fox 11 shows Heche on a stretcher lying on her stomach. Her clothes themselves give a hint of just how severe the accident was as it can be seen that they are charred. The exact extent of the injuries is unknown, but it is reported that there were no other injuries. The cause of this accident is currently being investigated. TMZ also shared the aftermath photo of Heche's Mini Cooper. A video surfacing on the Internet also shows Heche sort of coming back to life while she's on the stretcher as she removes the sheet off of her and tries to get off it.

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Best known for playing Vicky Hudson in the soap opera, 'Another World', Heche also became famous for her relationship with Ellen DeGeneres from 1997 to 2000. This particular relationship received extensive media coverage, and even more when they decided to call it quits. CCTV footage obtained by TMZ also shows the actress driving recklessly in between the time of her two crashes. The publication further reports that the 'Donny Brasco' actor is intubated, but is expected to live. Anne Heche's rep has not made any public comments yet.

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