Carrie Fisher Hospitalized in Los Angeles After Flight
The "Star Wars" star had been on a United flight to LAX.
— -- Carrie Fisher has been hospitalized after flight she was on from London landed in Los Angeles, a law enforcement official told ABC News.
Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott added that at 12:11 p.m., rescuers responded to a call from LAX regarding a patient in cardiac arrest. LAFD personnel and paramedics were standing by for plane’s arrival and "provided advanced life support and aggressively treated and transported the patient to a local hospital."
No other information was available and her condition was not clear.
A rep for Fisher has not responded to requests for comment.
Fisher's brother, Todd, told ABC News Friday that the actress was receiving care from "the very best" doctors.
“We just need to tell everybody to keep the prayers up because the doctors are doing everything they can for her right now,” he said. “She’s a real survivor and always has been and I would expect the best from this. That’s how we’re approaching it.”
Fisher, 60, tweeted on Dec. 19 that she had been filming the series "Catastrophe" in Europe. Her bio on the social media page indicates that she splits her time between London and Los Angeles.
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