American actress and director Anne Heche, who was involved in a car accident in Los Angeles a few days ago, has slipped into a coma. According to Variety’s report, the actress is in critical condition and has a lung injury that requires mechanical ventilation.
“At this time, Anne is in extremely critical condition,” the actor’s representative said in a statement obtained by Variety. He has a significant pulmonary injury requiring mechanical ventilation and burns that require surgical intervention. He is in a coma and has not regained consciousness immediately after the accident.”
Earlier, his representative provided an update on his stable condition on Saturday.
“Her family and friends ask for your thoughts and prayers. We also ask you to respect her privacy during this difficult time. Thank you`, read an earlier statement accessed by Variety.
Anne Heche ‘stable’ in intensive care after multiple burns in car accident
Heche was taken to hospital on Friday after a car crashed into a home on the 1700 block of Walgrove Avenue in West Los Angeles, reports NBC4LA and CNN.
According to several reports, Heche suffered burn injuries while the Mini Cooper was driving, causing it to burst into flames. The actor was also reported to have been involved in an accident minutes before the Walgrove Avenue accident at a nearby apartment complex.
According to Variety, the accident happened while Heche was preparing to promote her role in the Lifetime opioid crime drama “Girl in Room 13.”
Heche was expected to appear at the network’s Television Critics Association press tour this week to reveal the upcoming project.
Actress Anne Heche seriously burnt in horrific car accident