Actress Alyssa Milano and her uncle almost died in a car accident, TMZ reports, citing its own source in the police.

The star of the TV series “Charmed” was riding in the passenger seat of a Ford Edge car, her 63-year-old uncle Mitch was driving. At some point, he lost consciousness. Subsequently, doctors said that it was like a heart attack.

The uncontrolled car drove into the oncoming lane and collided with another vehicle. However, large casualties were avoided thanks to Milano’s quick reaction: she could reach the handbrake and stop the car.

The report also says that Milano was able to provide her uncle with the necessary medical assistance and performed artificial respiration before the arrival of doctors.

The actress did not spread much about the incident on social networks. The only mention of the incident was a short post on Twitter with an appeal to take care of each other.