High-Speed Crash Leads to Death of Motorcyclist in Northern Nevada

April 15, 2021 | Ed Bernstein
High-Speed Crash Leads to Death of Motorcyclist in Northern Nevada Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP) provided new details on a crash that claimed the life of a Fernley man on March 28th. According to officials with the NHP, the motorcyclist was traveling northbound at a very high rate of speed on Geiger Ground in Virginia City. The motorcyclist then approached a sharp left-hand curve where he entered a locked wheel skid and was ejected from the motorcycle.  Police identified the motorcyclist as 25-year-old Anthony Pizzaro, of Fernley, Nevada. Pizzaro was taken to the hospital via CareFlight, however he ultimately passed away from his severe injuries. The crash is still under investigation by the NHP Northern Command West Multi-Disciplinary Investigation and Reconstruction Team (MIRT). Motorcycle accidents are on the rise in the Las Vegas area. At Edward M Bernstein and Associates, we take these accidents seriously. If you or a loved one have been involved in a motorcycle accident, we can help you. Call 702-996-3917. Note: These posts are created using publicly available (secondary) sources. The information has not been independently verified. If you see any information that should be corrected, please bring it to our attention, and we will make adjustments. The photos included in these posts do not represent the actual accident scene.


Ed Bernstein

Edward M. Bernstein, Esq. is the owner and founding partner of Edward M. Bernstein & Associates, and one of the most recognizable figures in Nevada. Ed is one of state’s premier personal injury attorneys and has hosted The Ed Bernstein Show for over 31 years. He has served the Las Vegas community for decades with dozens of community appointments and terms of service. In the year 2000, he was Nevada’s Democratic nominee for the United States Senate.

Ed received his B.A. from Long Island University in 1971 and his J.D. from Widener University in 1975. Since then, Ed’s professional accolades include numerous publications, honors and awards, court appointments, and has been named one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators.