Anne Heche under investigation for drunk driving following a car accident

Anne Heche is reportedly being investigated for a DUI felony after crashing her Mini Cooper into a Los Angeles home on Friday.

The Los Angeles Police Department turned its investigation into a felony after a woman claimed she was injured and needed medical assistance after Heche crashed into her home, TMZ reported on Wednesday.

The new development comes after Page Six confirmed on Monday that cops had received a warrant to test the actress’s blood to see if she was under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol at the time of the accident.

Officers believe Heche, 53, was intoxicated when she crashed her car into two different buildings before it was ‘engulfed’ in flames. She suffered severe burns after the vehicle caught fire.

“The information we received this morning was a warrant obtained on the same day as the traffic accident, which was August 5. The warrant was to draw blood, and an investigation is ongoing pending test results. blood,” an LAPD representative told Page. Six.

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Anne Heche could face felony DUI charges after crashing her car on Friday.

“If he is found inebriated, [Heche] could be charged with a hit and run misdemeanor. No arrests have been made so far. »

A neighbor had previously spoken to People and said the woman whose home was destroyed by the accident “was very lucky” to survive without injury.

Car crash scene by Anne Heche
Heche was in a coma after his car crashed into a house and caught fire.

Neighbor Lynne Bernstein said Lynne Mishele was in another room when the accident happened.

“I don’t think she understood what was going on. She said, ‘What happened? What happened? “Said Bernstein before noting that his neighbor was “in shock”.

She further recalled that Heche’s car had driven “almost all the way” into the house and “almost immediately” caught fire.

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Cops believe she was under the influence of drugs or alcohol during the accident.
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However, it is still unclear whether the woman who was injured in the crash is Mishele.

On the other hand, Heche remains in “critical condition” after falling into a coma.

“Shortly after the accident, Anne Heche lost consciousness, slipping into a coma,” her spokesperson told Page Six.

“She has a significant lung injury requiring mechanical ventilation and burns requiring surgery.”

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The actress crashed into two buildings before suffering serious burns.

According to eyewitnesses, the actress first crashed into the garage of a nearby apartment complex, but backed out and sped up before residents could help her.

LAPD West Traffic Division officials also confirmed that she struck another vehicle before hitting the house which caught fire and badly burned her.

Following the crash, celebrities took to social media to express their well wishes.

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