Anne Heche severely burned, intubated in hospital after fiery car crash • • • Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP / Files / Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on this page. Anne Heche has been left severely burned and intubated in hospital after a fiery car crash. The ‘Vanished’ actress, 53, was reportedly driving her blue Mini Cooper on a suburban street in Los Angeles around noon when she smashed into the garage of an apartment complex. According to TMZ, witnesses tried to help Heche out of the vehicle, but she allegedly backed up and drove off before crashing into another home where her car became “engulfed” in flames. Anne Heche is in the hospital severely burned from a car accident this is really tragic. Pray for her. — ✌🏼rosanna arquette (@RoArquette) August 5, 2022 A bottle with a red cap was seen in the car’s cup holder shortly before the crash. Aerial shots of video from the scene show smoke billowing out of the home in which she crashed into. We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Try refreshing your browser, or tap here to see other videos from our team. Sources told TMZ Heche is currently intubated in the hospital, but “expected to live.” One added: “Her condition prevents doctors from performing any tests to determine if she was driving under the influence of alcohol.” .@Stu_Mundel was over this wild scene at the top of our noon newscast - a car that had crashed into an apartment complex in Mar Vista area our crew captured the moment the suspected driver, now identified by @TMZ as actress Anne Heche, suddenly arose from the stretcher pic.twitter.com/WGQQjA4uXJ — MarlaTellez (@MarlaTellez) August 5, 2022 Famed for her high-profile romance with Ellen DeGeneres in the 1990s, Heche spoken openly about her previous battle with substance abuse. She told ABC News in 2020: “I drank. I smoked. I did drugs. I had sex with people. I did anything I could to get the shame out of my life.” She added her hedonism was a result of her painful childhood that stemmed from being sexually abused by her father, Donald Heche. “I’m not crazy. But it’s a crazy life. I was raised in a crazy family and it took 31 years to get the crazy out of me,” she added. Latest National Stories Your Midday Sun From our newsroom to your inbox at noon, the latest headlines, stories, opinion and photos from the Toronto Sun. Email Address By clicking on the sign up button you consent to receive the above newsletter from Postmedia Network Inc. You may unsubscribe any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails. Postmedia Network Inc. | 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4 | 416-383-2300 Thanks for signing up! A welcome email is on its way. If you don't see it, please check your junk folder. The next issue of Your Midday Sun will soon be in your inbox. Trending p p p p p This Week in Flyers.