Actress Anne Heche was rushed to a hospital Friday after driving her automobile by means of the entrance of a Los Angeles residence, sparking a hearth that engulfed the construction and despatched its resident speeding to avoid wasting her pets.
“I’m OK, my canine are OK, and my turtle is OK, however every little thing else is gone, and I’m a fucking wreck,” the sufferer who survived the wild crash and requested to not be recognized tells Rolling Stone.
Police and hearth officers declined to call the driving force Friday afternoon, however a legislation enforcement supply confirmed Heche’s id to Rolling Stone that the Six Days Seven Nights actress was behind the wheel of the blue Mini Cooper. CBS Los Angeles additionally confirmed the scorched vehicle pulled from the house was owned by Heche.
“The automobile did go away the roadway on the T intersection and went up over the curb. It was airborne earlier than it went into the home and was roughly 30 toes contained in the small residence when it got here to a relaxation,” Los Angeles Hearth Division spokesman Brian Humphrey tells Rolling Stone, saying the incident was reported at 10:56 a.m. Pacific time.
“The house was well-involved in hearth,” Humphrey stated. “One lady who was residence was in the back of the house and fortunately and miraculously escaped harm.”
A rep for Heche didn’t instantly return Rolling Stone‘s request for remark.
Aerial video of the hearth shot by Fox11 confirmed darkish smoke billowing from the two-bedroom residence. Firefighters used cables to tow the burning Mini Cooper out of the construction, and the rescued driver was later seen popping up and lunging ahead as paramedics loaded her into an ambulance on a gurney, Fox11 reported.
The reason for the crash remained underneath investigation Friday night, an LAPD spokesman stated.
Heather Duffy Boylston, a detailed good friend who has a podcast with Heche, stated she was nonetheless gathering info Friday afternoon and couldn’t remark.
Heche, 53, has made non-acting headlines through the years for her courting relationships with fellow stars Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Martin — and for her public feedback about her struggles with psychological well being and substance abuse.