Hecheva crashed her car into a house in Los Angeles’ Mar Vista area last Friday. The car was engulfed in flames, and the 53-year-old actress suffered severe burns.

Her family announced on Thursday that the actress is being kept alive with the help of machines. As they explained, she suffered a brain injury and was in a coma in critical condition. “We do not expect her to survive,” the statement added.

A police spokesman revealed on Thursday that the first tests showed the content of prohibited substances in her body. However, further tests will be used to determine how the toxicological analysis was affected by the presence of the drugs she received in the hospital.

Anne Heche is known for her roles in the films Six Days, Seven Nights, Donnie Brasco and one of the adaptations of the film Psycho. In 1991, she won a Television Emmy Award for her role in the drama series Another World.

Among other things, she was also known as the fiancee of TV presenter Ellen DeGeneres, with whom they were in a relationship from 1997 to 2000, when they divorced by mutual consent.