Anne Heche, who was known for her performances in films such as Six Days Seven Nights and Birth, died in August 2022 after her vehicle crashed into a house before bursting into flames. The actor fell into a coma before being pronounced dead days later at age 53.

Now, the woman who was inside the Los Angeles home actress Anne Heche crashed is suing the actress estate for a minimum of $2m (£1.7m), court documents show.

Lynne Mishele was renting the property that was hit and was inside when the incident occurred. According to legal papers, she was “working from home when she was stunned by the dramatic force of Heche’s vehicle slamming through the front wall and driving through the living room, kitchen, home office, and primary room closet before settling into the laundry/storage room of her house.”

The complaint was filed last week in California Superior Court in Los Angeles.