56-year-old Efremov provoked a traffic accident in Central Moscow on the evening of 8 June: Smolenskaya square, he was behind the wheel of a Jeep Grand Cherokee drove into the oncoming lane and collided with a van “Lada”. The van driver from the got injuries died later in the hospital.
Immediately after the accident in the Russian police said that according to the examination, Efremov sat behind the wheel in an alcohol intoxication. 9 June, the Russian media reportedthat the actor tests found traces of cocaine and cannabinoids. 10 June in the Moscow Prosecutor’s office confirmed that at the time of the accident Efremov was able to not only alcohol, but drugs.
Against the actor opened a criminal case under article about violation of traffic rules, entailed death of the person. In addition, the police filed a case of drug dealing. Ephraim threatens from five till 12 years of imprisonment.
On 9 June, the Tagansky district court of Moscow chose Yefremov the measure of restraint in the form of house arrest for two months.