Anne Heche “shouldn’t survive” a car accident

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

The actress’ rep told Page Six Thursday night that she “sustained severe anoxic brain injury” as a result of the accident and “remains in a coma” at the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center in California.

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

Heche’s rep thanked the actress’ fans “for their well wishes and prayers” as well as “the dedicated staff and wonderful nurses” who have cared for her since the Aug. 5 sinking.

“Anne had a big 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 — specifically moving the needle for acceptance from who you love,” her rep concluded.

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The actress’ rep told Page Six on Thursday that she “suffered from a severe anoxic brain injury.”
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“She will be remembered for her courageous honesty and will be greatly missed for her light.”

Heche, 53, “became unconscious, slipping into a coma” shortly after her blue Mini Cooper drove into a Los Angeles home and caught fire last Friday.

“She has significant lung damage requiring mechanical ventilation and burns requiring surgery,” her spokesperson told us three days after the accident.

The ‘Missing’ star’s condition has since gone from ‘critical’ to ‘disaster’.

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Heche is “kept on life support to determine if there is [organs] viable.”
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After obtaining a warrant to test his blood, the Los Angeles Police Department could have determined 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’ blood test results also tested positive for fentanyl.

However, they warned Heche may have been given fentanyl in hospital to help manage his pain after the accident.

Car crash scene by Anne Heche
She was reportedly under the influence of cocaine at the time of the accident.
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The ‘Men in Trees’ star was not under the influence of alcohol, TMZ reported, despite a photo taken shortly before the crash showing a red-capped bottle in the cup holder of his car. car.

LAPD stepped up its investigation into a felony DUI on Wednesday after the woman whose Heche home crashed claimed she was injured and needed medical assistance as a result.

According to eyewitnesses at the scene, the actress first crashed into the garage of a nearby apartment complex before backing up and speeding off again.

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Heche is a mother of two sons.
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LAPD Western Traffic Division officials previously confirmed that she struck another vehicle before bulldozing into the house which had caught fire.

Photos from the scene captured the ‘Hung’ star being stretchered and showed serious back injuries, while aerial footage documented smoke billowing from the residence as well as numerous truckloads of firefighters surrounding the area.

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

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