American actress Anne Heche is in serious condition.

The 53-year-old, former partner of presenter Ellen DeGeneres, is hospitalized in critical condition after crashing her blue Mini Cooper into a house in Los Angeles.

His car, local media reported, went off the road colliding with a two-story house in the Mar Vista neighborhood, "causing structural damage and exploding in a massive fire."

Heche was "taken to a hospital in the area in critical condition".

59 firefighters were employed and it took 65 minutes to contain and completely extinguish the fire, according to reports from the firefighters.

The actress is known for her role in the soap opera "Another World", "Destini" in Italy, for which she won a Daytime Emmy in 1991 and starred in numerous films from the 1990s, including "Six Days, Seven Nights ”,“ Donnie Brasco ”and“ I Know What You Did Last Summer ”.

(Unioneonline / D)

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