Alyssa Milano

Alyssa Milano Reveals She Was in Car Accident, Advocates for CPR Training

On Wednesday, the former "Charmed" star opened up about the incident, saying her uncle suffered a heart attack while driving

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Alyssa Milano is sharing new details about a car accident she was involved in on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, the former "Charmed" star opened up about the incident, saying her uncle Mitch suffered a heart attack while driving.

"Yesterday, my family suffered a terrifying and traumatic event," the 48-year-old actor said on Instagram. "I was a passenger in a car, my uncle Mitch was driving when he suffered a serious heart attack, resulting in a car crash. I am grateful to the people who stopped to help us, I'll never be able to thank them enough for the care and attention they, along with the first responders, doctors, nurses and staff at UCLA Medical Center, paid to him and to me."

Milano continued to detail the importance of her relationship with her uncle.

"Please take this as your inspiration to get CPR certified," she said. "You don't know when you'll be called upon to save a life. The American Red Cross in many hospitals and other organizations offer regular classes, it's such a small effort and you can have a huge impact."

On Tuesday, she also tweeted, "We should all take every opportunity we have to protect the people we love. Get vaccinated. Wear masks. Lock up your guns. Learn CPR. Small, common-sense actions."

"It’s not hard to take care of each other, but it is important."


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