Anne Heche, after her accidents, had her blood drawn to find out if she had been drinking. AP photo
Anne Heche (53) is in critical condition after crashing her car into a nearby house in Los Angeles. Now, Police investigate whether the actress was driving drunk and, if so, whether it was a minor offense.
A new safety video shows Heche driving his blue Mini Cooper into an alley and nearly hitting a few pedestrians hours before embedding in a home from the outskirts of the city and start a huge fire.
Anne Heche suffered severe burns in the accident on Friday and now clings to life in a coma. In the video, posted by TMZ, Heche is seen before 11 am driving at high speed and passing very close to a pedestrian, who is surprised by the sudden crash.
The images add another disturbing point to the idea Heche had “erratic behavior” before the accident which ended with nearly 60 firefighters trying to put out the flames.
Anne Heche fights for her life after crashing her car into a building. AP photo
The police hypothesis
According to reports, Heche allegedly drank vodka and wine before the accident. Heche’s rep denied drinking in the hours leading up to the incident, but police obtained a blood sample on the day of the incident to check his condition.
This was stated by Annie Hernandez, a Los Angeles police officer The New York Post They are still waiting for the results of that test to arrive. And that once the investigation is complete, the case will be referred to the corresponding criminal court.
“The information we received this morning was that a court order was obtained on the same day as the incident, which is August 5. The order was to draw blood and the investigation is ongoing. waiting for the results of those blood testsA city police officer told Page Six.
“If you are drunk, [Heche] You could be charged with a DUI (Drunk Driving) misdemeanor hit and run. No arrests have been made so far.“added the same police source.
Police try to find out if Anne Heche was driving under the influence. Photo by Reuters
The state of Heche and the damage to its neighbor
On Saturday, a rep from Heche said the actress had evolved and was stable. But apparently that information was wrong. Another interpreter manager came out yesterday to clarify this.
“It has always been in critical condition.. He has a significant lung injury that requires mechanical ventilation and burns that require surgery. She is in a coma and has not regained consciousness shortly after the accident, “the spokesperson said.
It is worth remembering that a few minutes before crashing into a house at 1700 Walgrove Avenue – west of Los Angeles -, Heche he was involved in another accident in a nearby apartment complex.
Meanwhile, several friends of Lynne Mishele, the woman whose home was destroyed in the final accident, claim that she was home at the time of the accident and that “she almost escaped any physical damage”.
Her neighbors John and Jennifer Durand have started a GoFundMe fundraiser to help Mishele rebuild her life. In the description of the petition, the Durands state this his neighbor has lost everythingexcept “some personal effects with sentimental value that have been damaged”.
Ellen DeGeneres and Anne Heche were a couple. AFP photo
An actress who remains active
With a long career in film and television, Heche peaked in popularity in the mid to late 1990s.. In those years she was also recognized as the girlfriend of Ellen DeGeneres when the presenter came out publicly in the open.
In recent years it has been active. This week he had scheduled a press tour of Girl in room 13a film on the net for life on a girl addicted to opioids in which he acts alongside Larisa Dias.
He has also been part of the supporting cast of the HBO series the idol, with The Weeknd and Lily-Rose Depp, which is yet to be released. Additionally, she has worked on five other films that are in post-production.
Heche’s major film credits include Donnie Brasco (1997), I know what they did last summer (1997), volcano (1997) six days, seven nights (1998) -with Harrison Ford– and a remake of Psychosis (1998).
On television, he had regular credit roles in well-remembered television series such as Ally McBeal, from the Fox network; in Everwoodfrom the WB network; Men in the trees, from the ABC network; Y The Michael J. Fox showfrom NBC.