Wheels could mean relief
PRINCEVILLE — Ever since the motorcycle accident that crushed his lumbar spine in 1993, Grover Inks’ legs have been numb. But recently, Inks has been suffering from an excruciating, near-relentless pain in his lower extremities. As he describes, it’s almost
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Just to provide a full story, Mr. Inks was put into a wheelchair as a consequence of the event where he hit and killed my 14-year-old daughter. He was convicted of vehicular manslaughter for driving an uninsured bike with a learners permit and an illegal passenger, Speeding at over 70 on a two-lane road and passing cars across a double yellow line he came around a blind curve and hit my daughter head-on as she crossed the road. After conviction, I sued him civilly and asked for $20 a month for 20 years for flowers for Laurel’s grave. He filed bankruptcy rather than pay the minimal amount I asked. I hope he enjoys hugging his daughters – he took that pleasure away from me almost 25 years ago.