According to the Baza telegram channel, a van driver injured in an accident involving Mikhail Efremov died in a hospital. In an accident that occurred last night in the center of Moscow, he received injuries incompatible with life. After the accident, he was taken to the intensive care unit of one of the capital's hospitals, but died a few hours later.
The identity of the deceased is established. The 57-year-old man was named Sergey Zakharov. In Moscow, he worked as a courier.
Recall that yesterday, the car of 56-year-old Mikhail Efremov Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by the actor himself, drove into the oncoming lane in the Smolenskaya Square area and collided head-on with a van driven by Zakharov. Together with Efremov in his car were actor Ivan Stebunov and his wife Elena Vlasova. None of them were hurt. An examination found that Efremov was intoxicated.
After the accident, one of the eyewitnesses told the actor that the driver of the car that Efremov encountered was badly damaged. To which he allegedly answered:
So much hurt? I will cure him. I have a lot of money (an obscene word was used. - Approx. Ed.).
According to the article on the violation of traffic rules, Mikhail Efremov was initially threatened with a term of up to seven years in prison. But later the case was reclassified to the heavier part of the same article. Now he faces up to 12 years in prison.