British actress Catherine Tyldesley has narrowly escaped serious injury after she was involved in a terrifying car crash.

The star, known for roles in U.K. shows including Coronation Street, Shameless and Emmerdale, was a passenger in a car driving on a motorway near Manchester, England on Tuesday (04Feb14) when she was involved in a four-vehicle pile-up, according to Britain's Sunday Mirror.

Tyldesley was reportedly treated by medics at the scene of the crash, but escaped without serious injury.