Heather Locklear Hospitalized for Abusing Prescription Drugs, Alcohol

Celebrity News Jan. 12, 2012 AT 7:59PM
Heather Locklear Hospitalized for Abusing Prescription Drugs, Alcohol Credit: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

Melrose Place actress Heather Locklear was rushed to the hospital by ambulance Wednesday afternoon, Us Weekly can confirm.

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"At 2:05pm we responded to a call on North Ranch," a spokesperson for the Ventura Country Sheriff's Department tells Us. "One patient was transported to Los Robles Hospital for a medical emergency."

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Law enforcement sources tell TMZ the 50-year-old actress had taken a combination of prescription drugs and alcohol. Locklear's sister called the paramedics, who decided the TV star needed to be hospitalized.

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Locklear, who recently called off her engagement with Jack Wagner, was last seen cheering on the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center Tuesday.

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