Arlington Heights motorcyclist killed in Mount Prospect crash

An Arlington Heights motorcyclist was killed Sunday in a collision with a car in Mount Prospect, police said Monday.

Police identified the motorcyclist as 51-year-old Przemyslaw Sztafa late Monday.

The crash occurred about 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Algonquin Road and Dearborn Court, according to police.

Sztafa was wearing a helmet while driving his motorcycle westbound on Algonquin Road in the lane closest to the curb, police said. Sztafa crashed into the passenger side of a Mercedes sedan driven by a 63-year-old Mount Prospect man who was turning left from eastbound Algonquin Road onto Dearborn Court.

Sztafa was pronounced dead at the scene. The Cook County medical examiner’s office conducted an autopsy Monday, but a determination on his cause of death remains pending.

The driver of the sedan was not injured and is cooperating with investigators, police said. No citations have been issued.

Algonquin Road was closed in the area for about six hours during the police investigation, which remains ongoing.

The crash occurred about two blocks west of where another deadly motorcycle crash earlier this month. Daniel Vazquez, 18, of Mundelein was killed June 4 when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a pickup truck on Algonquin Road at Briarwood Drive, police said.

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