Alabama big rig driver flees on foot after killing man in Forsyth County
Cumming, GA, 7/4/06.
Dennis Robert Ingram, Jr. , 31, of Ball Ground, Georgia, was killed instantly when Henry Wayne Parham, 32, a truck driver from Valley Head, Alabama, collided with his pickkup truck about 4:30 A.M. Parham was arrested after he asked to use the phone at a Subway store less than a mile from the crash scene about 5:00 P.M.
Parham was driving an 18-wheeler loaded with limestone, with gross vehicle weight of 80,000 pounds and owned by Wooten Farms of Ider, Ala., was heading for Gainesville. The cause of the crash was not revealed in early news reports.
Valley Head is at the foot of Lookout Mountain below Mentone, my childhood home.
The Shigley Law Firm represents plaintiffs in wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases statewide in Georgia, and in other states subject to the multijurisdictional practice and pro hac vice rules in each state. Ken Shigley was designated as a "SuperLawyer" in Atlanta Magazine and one of the "Legal Elite" in Georgia Trend Magazine. He is a Certified Civil Trial Advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Chair of the Southeastern Motor Carrier Liability Institute and former chair of the Georgia Insurance Law Institute. He particularly focuses on cases arising from truck wrecks and accidents (tractor trailers truck wrecks, semi truck wrecks,18 wheeler truck wrecks, big rig truck wrecks, log truck wrecks, dump truck wrecks.