Arrest in Elmont drag racing accident

May 16, 2008 4:05:29 PM PDT
Police on Long Island have made an arrest in a deadly drag racing accident. Eyewitness News is told 38-year-old Jose Desilva is accused of racing his Lexus with his 2-year-old son in the car.

Police say Desilva was racing the driver of a Mitsubishi back on May 1st in Elmont.

The driver of the Mitsubishi lost control, crashed his car into a tree and died.

Desilva is facing several charges, including endangering the welfare of a child.