(CNN)A woman crashed her car into a home in the Malvista neighborhood of Los Angeles on Friday, setting both vehicles . , and the house is on fire, officials say. A person familiar with the matter told CNN that the driver was actress Anne Heche.
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As the driver was speeding, she veered off the road and crashed into a house, Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Jeff Lee told CNN. The car was engulfed in flames in the collision and the driver was burned.
She was taken to a local hospital in critical condition by paramedics from the Los Angeles Fire Department. According to the LAFD, it took firefighters more than an hour to "access, contain, and fully extinguish the persistent flames within the badly damaged structure." Not.
CNN has reached out to her Heche representative for comment.
Heche first came to prominence in soap operas. From 1987 to 1991, he played twins Vicki Hudson and Marley Love in "Another World", which earned him a Daytime Emmy Award. She followed that up with films like 'Donnie Brasco', 'Six Days Seven Nights' and 'Wag the Dog'.
Heche, who dated DeGeneres from 1997 to 2000, said, "I haven't done a studio photo in ten years. Brave," "Quantico," and "Chicago P.D." 50} According to her IMDB profile, she currently has several acting projects in the post-production stage.