“I gathered enough evidence of his innocence. So I talked to him, I urged him — the blame is always to recognize in time”, — said the lawyer of the actor Mikhail Yefremov Elman Pashayev in an interview with TV channel “Russia 24”.
Pashayev stressed that Mikhail Efremov was drunk at the time of the accident at Smolensk square in Moscow opposite to the house №3. Jeep Grand Cherokee, which is owned by Yefremov, has left on an oncoming lane and crashed into a van for delivery. Who was driving the courier was hospitalized, but from the received traumas has died in hospital. The technical examination showed that the Ephraim car was in good condition. But his blood was alcohol, sleeping pills and traces of drugs, including cocaine.
“At the time of the accident Efremov remembers nothing. You know, he was drunk,” — said his lawyer.
Mikhail Efremov 6 Jul officially charged under part 4 of article 264 of the Russian Criminal code for driving in a condition of alcoholic and narcotic intoxication, committing a road accident with a deadly outcome. Actor threatens from 5 till 12 years of imprisonment in a colony. Also, the actor is a witness in the case of the sale of drugs.
Mikhail Efremov is under house arrest. Previously, he said that his guilt in the accident admits, is ready to provide assistance to the family of the deceased.