Rickey Lynn Chapman, 34, was identified by authorities during February of 2018  as the victim in a pedestrian accident collision which happened in Rosamond on January 26th of last year. Sergio Gaitan, a 27-year-old Rosamond resident, was arrested after being sought for more than a year in the aftermath of the cases for allegedly fleeing the scenes. The incident occurred on Sierra Highway in Rosamond when Ms. Chapman was walking across Sierra Highway when Mr. Gaitan allegedly struck her. Ms. Chapman reportedly perished at the scene and the California Highway Patrol alleges that Mr. Gaitan fled the scened. He has been charged with felony hit-and-run.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.

When individuals are harmed or killed in traffic accidents and another party is at fault, full compensation is not always granted, despite the circumstances. Skilled legal representation from a car accident attorney is typically a must in these situations. Legal Defenders at the Law Offices of Burg and Brock has helped countless families and individuals obtain the compensation they need to deal with expenses and move on with their lives. To learn more, call us today at (818) 405-9091.