the Lawyer of the actor Mikhail Yefremov Elman Pashayev called another reason why the actor got behind the wheel drunk. According to him, Yefremov did it to help out a friend.
“many of Ephraim blame, but nobody wants to understand why he drunk behind the wheel, – said Pashayev edition of “Interlocutor”. – He that night called a friend (…). He informed Ephraim that his mother and wife went to the hospital and are in critical condition.”
the Lawyer said that the friend was “famous person” – is now in the Ukraine and can’t come to Russia because of the fact that closed borders. So he asked Ephraim “to go to the hospital and help in any way I can.”
15 Jun Pashayev told that on the day of the accident on the Garden ring Efremov drunk because of the death of a loved one. According to the lawyer, his client “was in mourning and depressed.”
an accident involving a famous actor occurred on the evening of 8 June. Efremov in his jeep drove into the oncoming lane and collided with the Lada van, at the wheel which was a 57-year-old Sergey Zakharov. The man received serious injuries and died in hospital, Efremov was not injured. The examination showed that at the time of the accident, the actor was drunk, besides, he’s in the blood found traces of drugs.
In fact the accident criminal case is brought. Efremov is under house arrest. It some times interrogated, were also conducted psychological and psychiatric examination, the results of which he’s declared sane.