Efremov was alone in car during road traffic accident in central Moscow – police
MOSCOW, June 10 (RAPSI) – Moscow police said Wednesday that actor Mikhail Efremov was alone in his car during a fatal road traffic accident.
Earlier, media reported that there were passengers in his car.
On Tuesday, Moscow’s Tagansky District Court ordered Efremov to be put under house arrest until August 9. In particular, he was banned from communicating with other case parties, using mobile phone and Internet.
The famous actor stands charged with commiting a traffic offense in a drunken state that led to a victim’s death. He could face from 5 to 12 years behind bars if conficted.
Efremov pleaded guilty.
On the evening of June 8, Efremov driving his car crossed into the oncoming lane in central Moscow and collided with a delivery service vehicle. He was arrested on the scene. Alcohol and drugs were reportedly found in his blood. Victim Sergey Zakharov was taken to hospital where he died early in the morning of June 9.