Niles man killed in motorcycle crash by Oakton College

A 23-year-old Niles man was killed near Oakton Community College in Des Plaines early Monday afternoon when he lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a car heading in the opposite direction.

Arkadiusz Krzemien was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge for treatment but succumbed to his injuries in the emergency room and was pronounced dead.

The Cook County medical examiner's office will be investigating, according to Des Plaines police.

Police added that there are no charges pending against the driver of the car.

Authorities said Krzemien had been speeding north on Oakton Community College Drive when he lost control and collided with the southbound car.

The driver of the car refused medical treatment at the scene, Des Plaines Fire Chief Alan Wax said.

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