Fatal Motorcycle Collision In Des Plaines, Illinois

There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle accident Monday afternoon (September 22, 2014) in Des Plaines, Illinois.

According to Des Plaines Police, the motorcycle accident happened at approximately 1:30 p.m., in the 1600 block of East Golf Road.

The collision happened as a motorcyclist was heading north on Oakton Community College Drive, and for a reason currently unknown lost control of the bike and entered the southbound lanes, thereby colliding with a southbound car.

The motorcyclist was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital for treatment of injuries, but was pronounced dead at 2:38 p.m.

The motorcyclist was identified as Arkadiusz Krzemien, 23, of Niles.

The driver of the car refused medical treatment.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the September 22, 2014 Chicago Tribune article titled “Motorcyclist killed in accident in Des Plaines” as well as the September 22 Daily Herald article titled “Niles man killed in motorcycle crash by Oakton College.”


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