Anne Heche in 'stable condition' after near-fatal car crash

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UPDATE (09/08/2022):Anne Heche reportedly in coma following fiery car crash


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Anne Heche is reportedly on the road to recovery after suffering injuries in a horrific car crash in Los Angeles.

"Anne is currently in stable condition. Her family and friends ask for your thoughts and prayers and to respect her privacy during this difficult time," the actor's rep confirmed to E! News on Sunday.

A car was travelling at high speed and "struck a house, burst into flames and came to rest 30 feet inside the two-story home," setting part of the building on fire and causing structural damage, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a Twitter video.

According to TMZ, Heche initially crashed into an apartment building garage before driving off. The same car later crashed into and "heavily damaged" the Mar Vista house. 

The ensuing blaze took 59 firefighters 65 minutes to confine and fully extinguish, according to the fire department.

Following the news of her accident, Hollywood stars shared messages of support, including two of her exes.

Thomas Jane, who starred with the actor in Hung and later dated her between 2019 and 2020, told Daily Mail, "While Anne and I are no longer an item, today's tragic news was devastating to me and to all who love her."

Heche's ex and former Men in Trees co-star James Tupper, from whom she split in 2018 after 10 years and shares 13-year-old son Atlas, also paid tribute to the actor on Instagram.

Alec Baldwin also took to social media to send his love and support to his former co-star. "Hey, I just want to send out my best wishes and all my love to Anne Heche," he said in an Instagram video. "There's not a lot of women I've worked with that are brave in the way that Anne is brave."


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