Anne Heche in critical condition, on ventilator after crash

Anne Heche remained hospitalized on a ventilator to help her breathe and faced surgery Tuesday

Four days after the actor was injured in a fiery car crash. “Shortly after the accident, Anne became unconscious, slipping into a coma and is in critical condition

She has a significant pulmonary injury requiring mechanical ventilation and burns that require surgical intervention.

Pulmonary means having to do with the lungs.

No further details were provided by Duffy Boylston, who is Heche’s friend and podcast partner.