Earlier Yefremov recorded a video message addressed to the relatives of the deceased Sergey Zakharov. In the appeal, he said that he would not dodge from the situation and use his connections to mitigate the punishment.
"I will not explain anything in a more detailed way - this is premature, that is, he did not commit this crime. Michael Olegovich, when previously said "I want to compensate" - not to compensate, but "willing to pay", because his car was involved in an accident", - Moscow 24" cited the words of Pashayev.
Let us recall that on June 8, Mikhail Yefremov in his car drove into the oncoming lane on Smolenskaya Square in the center of Moscow. His car crashed into a van traveling towards. The driver of the van died in the hospital due to the serious injuries.
After the death of the victim, the case against the actor was retrained to a more serious one. In addition, alcohol and traces of drugs were found in Yefremov's blood.
The actor faces up to 12 years in prison.