ELLEN Degeneres’ ex Anne Heche has reportedly been rushed to the hospital for “severe burns” after a violent car accident.
Horror photos from the terrifying wreck show actress Anne Heche allegedly crashed her vehicle into a home on Friday which led to an explosive fire.
Anne, 53, was involved in a car crash in Los Angeles on Friday, August 5th, and was taken away by an ambulance in a stretcher, according to TMZ.
The crash occurred “just after noon in the Mar Vista area of Los Angeles,” the outlet reported.
According to the report, she was driving a blue BMW Mini Cooper and crashed into the garage of an apartment complex.
Witnesses told the outlet that residents of the apartment complex tried getting her out of the vehicle.
But the star put the car in reverse and then drove off again, onlookers claimed.
She then crashed into a nearby home, igniting flames, per TMZ.
The fire “was significant and engulfed the house” and officials stated the star is in critical condition.
According to law enforcement, Anne “suffered burns in the fire” and her clothing and hair was “charred” as she was escorted away on the stretcher.
Officials added that was “covered in a white cloth” and flailed while being taken to the ambulance.
In a video obtained by TMZ, she appeared to reach out and try to grab onto personnel while being transported.
A photo obtained by the outlet, meanwhile, showed a clear glass bottle with a red cap can be seen near the gearshift Anne’s hand is resting on.
Although it’s not clear exactly what kind of bottle it is, the outlet alleged it appears to be alcohol.
The extent of her injuries are currently unknown and she is reportedly intubated at the hospital but thankfully her life is not in danger.
Her current condition, per TMZ, has prevented doctors from seeing if she was driving under the influence of alcohol.
Anne’s once-blue vehicle was grey with debris when pulled out of the home in photos obtained by The U.S. Sun.
The front and left side were nearly totaled and it appeared the was removed from the car via the trunk.
A female was photographed standing in a red top by the car as it was towed – she was uninjured but in the house at the time, The U.S. Sun can confirm.
According to Fox 11, firefighters put out the flames of the house on South Walgrove Avenue within an hour and eventually they pulled the car out of the home.
No other injuries were reported and “the cause of the crash is under investigation.”
At least six fire fighting vehicles surrounded the home to do so.
The home’s structure was heavily damaged as it appeared her vehicle had nearly driven through it, areal video showed.
The U.S. Sun has reached out to Anne’s representatives for comment.
PRAYING FOR RECOVERY
“How horrible” one fan wrote to Twitter in the aftermath.
“Terrible to happen to anyone, God speed to her and her recovery that is going to be quite a battle,” wrote a second.
“Wishing Ann Heche a speedy recovery,” wrote a third.
ANNE & ELLEN DEGENERES
She and Ellen DeGeneres dated for three years from 1997 to 2000 and were one of the first openly gay couples in the mainstream.
They reportedly discussed getting a civil partnership with hopes it would become legal.
They split amicably and made the announcement together.
A day after the announcement, Anne appeared at a stranger’s front door, asking to use the shower and wear slippers.
The home owner let her in and shower, then called authorities.
Some of Anne’s most notable film credits include Six Days, Seven Nights, Donnie Brasco and the remake of Psycho.
When Anne went public with Ellen, she was fired from Six Days.
Harrison Ford, her co-star, fought in her corner though and reportedly said: “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a f*** who you’re f***ing, we have a movie to make. Let’s make it the best one ever.”
The island-set rom-com ended up making it to theaters with both her and Harrison front-and-center.
Her TV credits include: Blackout, Save Me, Hung, and Men in Trees.
She won a Daytime Emmy Award for her role in Another World in 1991, a drama series.
ANNE MOVES ON
After Anne split with Ellen, she began a relationship with Coleman Laffoon, a cameraman she met while dating Ellen.
They got married and had a child, named Homer, in 2002.
After five years of marriage, the couple filed for divorce and Anne started seeing James Tupper, her co-star in Men In Trees.
In 2009 they had a son together named Atlas.
James and Anne separated in 2018 and she since hasn’t been linked in a serious public relationship.
Anne accused James of once locking her out of their LA home along with their son, per Radar Online.
James clapped back and implied in court – all amid a custody battle over their son – that there was “extended drug use” involved on her end.
She competed on Dancing With the Stars in 2020.
Source: The Sun