Anne Heche ‘not expected to survive’ her horrific car accident.
A rep for the actress told Page Six Thursday night that she “suffered a severe anoxic brain injury” due to the accident and is “in a coma” at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center’s Grossman-Burn Center in California. said.
“For a long time she has chosen to donate organs,” her spokesperson shared, adding, “I am on life support to determine if I have viable organs.” added.
Heche’s rep thanked the actress’s fans for “their kind wishes and prayers,” and the “dedicated staff and wonderful nurses” who have looked after her since August.5.
“Anne had a big heart and touched everyone she met with her generous spirit. Beyond her extraordinary talent, she considers spreading kindness and joy her life’s work. Especially moving the needle in accepting the person you love.”
“She will be remembered for her courageous honesty and will be missed for her light.”
Heshe, 53 years old “Unconscious, comatose” Shortly after her blue Mini Cooper crashed into her Los Angeles home and burst into flames last Friday.
“She has serious lung injuries requiring a ventilator and burns requiring surgical intervention,” her publicist said three days after the accident.
After that, the status of the ‘disappeared’ star went from ‘critical’ to ‘dire’.
A law enforcement source told TMZ Thursday afternoon that the actress’ blood test results were also positive for fentanyl.
However, they cautioned that fentanyl may have been administered to Heche at the hospital to manage her pain after the accident.
The “Men in Trees” star was not under the influence of alcohol, despite a photo taken shortly before the crash that shows a red-capped bottle in the car’s cup holder, TMZ reported.
LAPD escalated the investigation to a felony drunk driving A woman who crashed into Heche’s home on Wednesday after she claimed she was injured and needed medical help as a result.
According to witnesses at the scene, the actress first slammed into the garage of a nearby apartment complex before backing up and slowing.
Officials with the LAPD West Traffic Division had previously confirmed that she had hit another vehicle before bulldozing the house and setting it on fire.
Photographs of the scene captured “Hung” Starr on a stretcher with a serious injury to his back, while aerial shots recorded smoke rising from the residence and numerous fire engines surrounding the area.
She shares 20-year-old son Homer Laffoon with ex-husband Coleman “Corey” Laffoon, and 13-year-old son Atlas Hesh Tupper with “Men in Trees” co-star James Tupper.