CNN – A woman [first identified as male, later identified as actress Anne Heche] crashed her car into a house in Los Angeles on Friday, setting both the vehicle and the house on fire.
The driver was traveling at a high rate of speed when she ran off the road. The impact left the car engulfed in flames and the driver suffered burn injuries. She was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
Heche first rose to fame on the soap opera “Another World” from 1987 to 1991.
Her romantic relationship with Ellen DeGeneres resulted in intense media attention, much to Heche’s professional frustration. In a 2021 interview with Page Six, Heche said she felt “blacklisted” after going public with their relationship.
DeGeneres relationship ruined Heche’s career
“I didn’t do a studio picture for 10 years,” said Heche, who was romantically linked to DeGeneres from 1997 to 2000 … READ MORE.
LA Crash Victim Anne Heche Identified As Male
“We have tape of that and they basically had him on a gurney …”
HEADLINE HEALTH – The driver who crashed into a Mar Vista home, sparking a fire, was initially identified in news reports as male.
The victim was later identified as actress Anne Heche. Here’s a partial transcript of the FOX 11 report from the scene:
“LA City Fire Department, their paramedics pulled that driver from that vehicle. We have tape of that, and then basically had him on a gurney. We weren’t sure what the situation was there on his condition, but then as he made his way over to the ambulance, you see it right there, he jumps up out of that gurney, it was horrific, scary for a moment for everybody watching, and then the fire department, well they had to sedate him and take him to the hospital …”