Anne Heche ‘not expected to survive’ car accident

Anne Heche is not expected to survive her horrific car accident.

The actress’s representative told Vidak For Congress on Thursday evening that she suffered “severe anoxic brain injury” as a result of the accident and “remains in a coma” at Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center in California.

“It’s long been her choice to donate her organs,” her spokesperson said, adding that she’s “being kept on life support to determine if any are viable.”

Heche’s representative thanked the actress’ fans “for their kind wishes and prayers” as well as “the dedicated staff and wonderful nurses” who have looked after her since the August 5 wreck.

“Anne had a huge heart and touched everyone she met with her generous spirit. More than her extraordinary talent, she saw spreading kindness and joy as her life’s work – especially moving the needle to accept who you love,” her representative concluded.

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The actress’s representative told Vidak For Congress on Thursday that she “had a severe anoxic brain injury”.
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“She will be remembered for her brave honesty and sorely missed for her light.”

Heche, 53, “went unconscious and slipped into a coma” shortly after her blue Mini Cooper plowed into a Los Angeles home and went up in flames last Friday.

“She has a significant lung injury that requires mechanical ventilation and burns that require surgery,” her spokesperson told us three days after the accident.

The condition of the “Disappeared” star has since gone from “critical” to “severe”.

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Heche is “held on life support to determine if there is any [organs] realistic.”
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After receiving a warrant to test her blood, the Los Angeles Police Department was reportedly able to determine that Heche was under the influence of cocaine at the time of the accident.

Law enforcement sources told TMZ on Thursday afternoon that the actress’s blood test results were also positive for fentanyl.

However, they warned that fentanyl may have been administered to Heche in the hospital to manage her pain after the accident.

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She was under the influence of cocaine at the time of the accident.

The “Men in Trees” star was not under the influence of alcohol, TMZ reported, despite a photo taken shortly before the accident that showed a red cap in the cup holder of her car.

LAPD escalated its investigation into a DUI crime on Wednesday after the woman whose home Heche encountered claimed she had been injured and required medical attention as a result.

According to eyewitnesses at the scene, the actress first smashed into the garage of a nearby apartment complex before backing up and driving away.

Anne Heche on the red carpet
Heche is the mother of two sons.
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LAPD West Traffic Division officials previously confirmed she hit another vehicle before breaking into the house that caught fire.

Photos of the scene captured the “Hung” star being placed on a stretcher and showed serious injuries to her back, while aerial photos documented smoke billowing from the residence, as well as numerous fire trucks surrounding the area.

She shares 20-year-old son Homer Laffoon with her ex-husband, Coleman “Coley” Laffoon, and 13-year-old son Atlas Heche Tupper with her “Men in Trees” co-star, James Tupper.

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