Los Angeles Police Department is investigating actress Anne Heche in connection with drink driving and hit and run after her car crashed into a home in Mar Vista and started a fire on Friday.
Los Angeles Police Officer Anne Hernandez confirmed that investigators are investigating Accident at the 1700 block of South Walgrove Avenue obtained a search warrant for the actor’s blood at the hospital to determine if she was under the influence of alcohol. Heche, 53, is in stable condition after being pulled from the wreckage of her burned Mini Cooper by LA firefighters.
59 firefighters responded. In the moments before the impact, Heche was caught on video as she crashed into an apartment building garage and then narrowly missed a pedestrian before hitting a nearby Jaguar, according to video released by law enforcement sources.
The LA Fire Department said on its website that “an adult female found in the vehicle” was taken to a nearby “hospital by LAFD paramedics in critical condition.”
Heche was not arrested or charged.
Heather Duffy Boylston, Heche’s friend and podcast partner, said in a statement, “Your family and friends ask for your thoughts and prayers and to respect their privacy at this difficult time.”
Heche is best known for her work as Vicky Hudson and Marley Love on the soap opera Another World; She won a 1991 Daytime Emmy Award for her work on the show. In the 1990s her work included the films Donnie Brasco, Six Days Seven Nights and Return to Paradise. More recently, she has appeared in the television series All Rise and Chicago PD, and the film The Brave.
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-08-08/anne-heche-faces-lapd-investigation-in-crash LAPD investigates actor Anne Heche in possible DUI and hit-and-run