Actress Anne Heche was below the affect of cocaine throughout her high-speed crash in California final Friday — which left her clinging to life in a coma, in accordance with a report.
Regulation enforcement sources instructed TMZ that Heche had taken cocaine that may have contained fentanyl earlier than she slammed her blue Mini Cooper right into a suburban residence and set off a significant fireplace.
Earlier stories suspected Heche, 53, had been inebriated. Her reps have denied she was boozing earlier than the crash.
The “Six Days Seven Nights” actress has been preventing for her life for the reason that incident and is in vital situation in a coma, Web page Six reported earlier this week.
Cops discovered Heche had the illicit stimulant in her system after drawing and testing her blood on the hospital, TMZ reported.
Nevertheless, a supply instructed the outlet that the fentanyl in her blood might have been from remedy on the hospital.
The troubled actress was severely burned from the blaze ignited by the crash, and photographs from the scene exhibits her charred again.
It took virtually 60 firefighters to douse the flames.
Footage from earlier than the accident additionally exhibits her driving erratically, together with when she sped down an alleyway at a excessive pace and virtually hit a pedestrian.
Heche’s spokesperson mentioned that she is at present affected by a “vital pulmonary harm requiring mechanical air flow and burns that require surgical intervention.”
The “Donnie Brasco” actress, additionally identified for her high-profile romance with Ellen DeGeneres within the Nineteen Nineties, has struggled with substance abuse all through her life.