Prigogine commented on the accident with Ephraim

Producer Joseph Prigogine called the tragedy an accident with the actor Mikhail Yefremov, which killed 57-year-old man.

Producer condemned drunk driving, and urged the public to treat the incident objectively. According to him, Ephraim, "must obtain what is necessary in the circumstances".

Road accident with participation of Michael Ephraim occurred on the evening of June 8 in the center of Moscow. After colliding with his jeep 57-the summer driver "Frets" has died in hospital from his injuries.

Examination showed that the actor at the time of the accident was drunk. Investigators opened a criminal case under article for infringement of traffic rules in a state of intoxication, entailed death of the person. Ephraim threatens till 12 years of imprisonment.