Police complete probe into actor Efremov accused of fatal road traffic accident
MOSCOW, July 7 (RAPSI) – Investigation into a fatal road traffic accident case against actor Mikhail Efremov has been completed, the press service chief of the Moscow Main Directorate of the Interior Ministry Vladimir Vasenin has told RAPSI.
On June 9, 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.
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.