Actor Anne Heche in a critical condition following fiery car crash

US actor Anne Heche is in hospital in a critical condition following a fiery crash in Los Angeles on Friday morning,according to media reports.

The former partner of talk show host Ellen de Generes,Heche,53,is known for her appearances in I Know What You Did Last Summer andDonny Brasco.

Anne Heche

Anne HecheAP

Heche was allegedly driving a blue Mini Cooper which struck a house and “erupted in heavy fire” according to a LA Fire Department report;photos later emerged of the car damaged badly,AAP reports.

“Fifty-nine firefighters took 65 minutes to access,confine and fully extinguish the stubborn flames within the heavily damaged structure,” an LAFD report stated.

“One female adult (was) found within the vehicle,who has been taken to an area hospital by LAFD Paramedics in critical condition.”

Nobody in the home was injured.

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Sally Rawsthorne is a Crime Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

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