Nihal Toor Wiki – Nihal Toor Biography
Nihal Toor was a native of Virginia where her father works as a diplomat.
She was killed late Friday night in a collision at the corner of Hickory Drive and Egremont Drive just outside of Strathroy, Ont.
Family and friends gathered in north London, Ont. on Monday to lay Nihal to rest.
She was 8 years old.
Nihal Toor Death
At around 9:50 p.m. on Friday, emergency crews responded to the scene at Egremont Drive and Hickory Drive, located just northeast of Strathroy.
Four people from one vehicle were transported to the hospital, including three people with minor injuries and an 8-year-old girl with life-threatening injuries. Police say the eight-year-old girl, who has now been identified as Nihal Toor of London, died from her injuries in hospital.
During the investigation, police learned that one driver was impaired and placed them under arrest at the scene and transported them to the Strathroy OPP detachment for further testing.
“A lot of people talk about [impaired driving] statistics, but these are not statistics, they’re lives that we’ve lost,” said OPP Const. Kevin Howe.
“We’re talking about an eight-year-old child who has died as a result of impaired driving. There are just no words for it and it angers me that we have to communicate with people and tell them to be smart enough not to drive a car while they’re impaired.”
Van Bree Arrested
Police have charged Alicia Van Bree, 33, of Strathroy with one count of operating while impaired and one count of operation causing death.
The accused has been released from police custody and is set to appear in a London “I do not understand in today’s day with the education, the communication, the access to cabs and to friends that we even have to have this discussion,” Howe said.
“It’s common sense that if you’re impaired by anything, you should not be driving a vehicle.” court Sept. 10.
OPP said on Sunday, Nihal Toor of London died as a result of her injuries sustained in the two-vehicle collision in Adelaide Metcalfe on Friday night.
Three other people involved in the collision were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Following an investigation, a 33-year-old from Strathroy, Alicia Van Bree, was charged with operation while impaired and operation causing death.
Van Bree has been released from custody and has a future court date set in London on September 10.
The charges against the accused have not been proven in court.