San Mateo woman, 21, faces vehicular manslaughter charges in 84-year-old woman’s death

A 21-year-old San Mateo woman faces charges of vehicular manslaughter, along with driving under the influence, in connection with a fatal incident Friday at a Walgreens drive-through window, Sgt. Rick Decker said in a statement Monday.

Sonia Toor is alleged to have been driving a green Nissan minivan that fatally struck 84-year-old San Mateo resident Nina Falk, Decker said.

About 2:45 p.m., Toor reportedly lined up for the drive-through window at the Walgreens at 191 East Third Ave. and then changed her mind and quickly backed out of line. That's when she struck Falk, driving over her completely, Decker said.

Falk sustained serious injuries to her head and died at a hospital Saturday night, Decker said.

During the course of their investigation, officers determined that Toor was under the influence of marijuana and possibly other drugs, Decker said. She was arrested Friday and booked on DUI charges. The charge of vehicular manslaughter was added Saturday night after Falk died.

The results of Toor’s chemical tests are still pending.

The investigation is ongoing, and police are asking anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them at (650) 522-7740.

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