- Alyssa Milano was in a car accident after her uncle passed out while driving on an LA freeway.
- PEOPLE received a report from California Highway Patrol that said Milano’s SUV hit another SUV before stopping.
- Milano’s representatives told PEOPLE that Milano was unharmed and her uncle was taken to the hospital.
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Alyssa Milano was in a car accident yesterday after her uncle passed out while driving with her.
PEOPLE magazine received a California Highway Patrol (CHP) press release stating the 48-year-old actress was in the passenger seat of a Ford Edge SUV that was being driven by her uncle Mitchell J. Carp when the accident occurred Happened on the freeway in Los Angeles.
Milano officials confirmed to PEOPLE that Milano was uninjured in the incident, but Carp’s status is currently unknown after being rushed to UCLA Westwood Hospital. Insider reached out to Milano representatives for an update.
The CHP report said Milano’s uncle “began an unknown medical problem (possible heart attack)” before passing out.
The report said the car drifted into a different lane and hit a passing black SUV before Milano could gain control of the car. According to the report, Milano had help from “a good Samaritan” to bring the Ford to a stop between two lanes on the motorway. In the meantime, the black SUV fled from the scene of the accident.
Alyssa Milano gave CPR to her uncle, according to police reports.
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TMZ was the first to report the accident that occurred on a freeway in LA. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that Milano was giving CPR to her uncle until first responders arrived and took over.
The CHP report said two LAPD units arrived at the scene first and did CPR on Carp until the Los Angeles City Fire Department arrived and took him to UCLA Westwood Hospital.
Milano was then picked up by her husband David Bugliari. While the “Charmed” actress didn’t mention the accident in the post, Milano tweeted after the accident about taking care of her “loved ones”.
She wrote: “We should all take every opportunity to protect the people we love. Get vaccinated. Wear masks. Close your guns. Learn CPR. Small, sensible measures. “
“It’s not difficult to take care of each other, but it’s important,” she added.
—Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) August 18, 2021