Shocking News From Anne Heche's Family

Los Angeles, California - Anne Heche is "not expected to survive" a severe car crash that left her in a coma, her family has said.

This grim news comes a week after the actor crashed her car into a house in Los Angeles. The fiery crash left Heche in critical condition and destroyed the house.

In a statement on the behalf of Heche's family, a rep told People Magazine.

"Unfortunately, due to her accident, Anne suffered a severe anoxic brain injury and remains in a coma, in critical condition. She is not expected to survive."

According to the statement, preparations are now being made for organ donation.

"It has long been her choice to donate her organs and she's being kept on life support to determine if any are viable," the statement said.

On behalf of the family, the rep thanked everyone for the "kind wishes and prayers" and staff at the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital for their tireless efforts.