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Efremov is on the case as the businessman, said the lawyer of the victims

Mikhail Efremov in the criminal case of a fatal accident is not as an actor and as a businessman, told reporters on Wednesday the lawyer of the victim Alexander Dobrovinsky.

"Today, from the case it turned out amazing - what Efremov individual entrepreneur. At least I thought he was an actor," - said the defender.

According to investigators, Efremov on the evening of 8 June on the Garden ring in Moscow behind the wheel of a Jeep Grand Cherokee drove into the oncoming lane and collided with "Lada", which driver, courier online-shop Sergey Zakharov, died from his injuries in the hospital.

The Moscow Prosecutor's office stated that the actor at the time of the accident was in a condition of alcoholic or narcotic intoxication. Efremov is under house arrest, he faces imprisonment from 5 to 12 years.

A few days after the accident Efremov recorded a video message and asked for forgiveness from the family Zakharov and promised help if the "accept". The artist said that the fair will be punished, and called their actions "unforgivable". The lawyer of the injured party Alexander Dobrovinsky has told RIA Novosti that Zakharov's family did not accept the apology of Ephraim and not accept his financial help.

Subsequently, the lawyer Efremova Elman Pashayev said that the actor does not consider himself a culprit, and the willingness to pay damages to the relatives of the Zakharov stems from the fact that the incident "involved his car."