Doctors did not identify a threat to the life of actor Mikhail Efremov, who was hospitalized the day before in the hospital named after S. P. Botkin, his condition is stable. This is reported by TASS with reference to medical services on Wednesday, August 12.
“From neuroreanimation, he was transferred to the ward,” – said the source of the agency. He did not rule out that on August 18, the artist will be able to attend the court session.
Interfax, citing an informed source, clarifies that Efremov underwent a set of diagnostic procedures, but did not find signs indicating cerebral circulation disorders. “There are no focal neurological symptoms either,” the source said.
The actor was examined in the ward of the commercial department.
The day before, on August 11, the next court hearing in the case of an accident with the participation of the artist was supposed to take place, but it was postponed the next day, due to the fact that Efremov was taken from the courtroom in an ambulance car. Doctors suspected he had a pre-infarction or pre-stroke condition, but later it became known that the actor was diagnosed with an ischemic attack.
Consideration of the case on the merits began on 5 August.
According to investigators, on the evening of June 8, at the Garden Ring, Efremov drove a Jeep Grand Cherokee into the oncoming lane and collided with a Lada driven by an online store courier Sergey Zakharov, who later died in hospital. Efremov is under house arrest, he faces from five to 12 years in prison. Initially, he pleaded guilty, but then the defense changed tactics. Now the artist claims that he does not remember the events of that evening and does not plead guilty.
The traffic police officers questioned in court confirmed that at the time of the accident the artist was in a state of strong alcoholic intoxication. Earlier it was also reported that traces of drugs were found in his body.