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Again Ephraim was taken in Presnensky court

Actor Mikhail Yefremov taken in Presnensky court of Moscow for the second preliminary hearing of the criminal case on the fatal accident, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

It traditionally proceeded to an official car accompanied by an employee of the Federal penitentiary service.

The hearing is scheduled at 14.15 GMT. According to the CPC, this stage of the process is carried out by a single judge in a closed court session with the participation of the parties.

On Wednesday, the court has proceeded to preliminary hearing, but 20 minutes later it was postponed from-for absences of lawyers of Ephraim, who were unable to participate in the process of employment in other cases.

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, for traffic violations committed in a state of intoxication and entailed on imprudence death of the person, to it threatens imprisonment for the term from five till 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."