Critically injured Anne Heche is on a ventilator following her car accident
Actress Anne Heche, who was seriously injured in a terrible vehicle accident four days ago, remained hospitalised and was scheduled for surgery on Tuesday.
A spokesman for Anne’s family claimed in an email that she had fallen unconscious shortly after the accident and was now in a critical condition. As a result of her injuries, she is currently being kept alive by mechanical ventilation and has extensive burns that require surgery.
Pulmonary refers to everything that has to do with the lungs. Duffy Boylston, a friend of Heche is and a co-host on their podcast, declined to elaborate further.
A house in the Mar Vista neighbourhood of Los Angeles’ westside was hit by Heche on Aug. 5, and the actress was killed instantly. While Heche was trapped inside her vehicle, flames broke out and the firefighters had to rescue her. The Los Angeles Fire Department claimed it took almost 60 firefighters more than an hour to put out the blaze.
Originally from Ohio, Heche rose to fame on the serial opera “Another World,” for which she earned a Daytime Emmy Award, from 1987 to 1991.
In the late 1990s, Heche starred alongside Johnny Depp and Harrison Ford in films including “Donnie Brasco” and “Six Days, Seven Nights.”
According to Heche is 2001 memoir, “Call Me Crazy,” she has had a lifelong battle with mental illness and has been subjected to abuse as a child.
From 2001 to 2009, she was married to cameraman Coleman Laffoon. When they married, they had a child together. James Tupper, her co-star on the television series “Men In Trees,” fathered a second child with her during their relationship.
In the past two decades, Heche has been in a number of lesser films, Broadway productions, and television shows. “Chicago P.D.”, “All Rise,” and “Dancing With the Stars” have all lately cast her in recurring roles.