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Lawyer Ephraim doubted that the actor was driving at the time of the accident

Lawyer Elman Pashayev said that the actor Mikhail Efremov was exactly in the car at the time of accident fatalities in the centre of Moscow, but it is not known whether he was driving.

"Ephraim in the time of the accident was definitely in the car but we still don't know whether he was driving," he told reporters Pashayev.

Earlier Pashayev said Efremov can't remember the time of the accident.

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.

Presnensky court of Moscow extended the house arrest of the actor until 22 January next year.