YEKATERINBURG, May 2 (Itar-Tass) — The investigation into the criminal case over the road accident involving Sverdlovsk region governor Alexander Misharin has been extended to June 1, the press service of the regional department of the Investigative Committee /SK/ Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
"The investigator for special cases will carry out the necessary work towards completing the probe. He will also decide on bringing charges before the designated date," the press service said.
The road accident in which one person was killed and the governor and his driver were seriously injured, occurred on the Yekaterinburg-Serov highway on December 1, 2011. After the crash, Misharin was flown for treatment to Germany, and only returned to his duties in early February.