After an investigation Kennewick police now say a driver who slammed into a Tri-City Labs vehicle that was hauling a variety of samples was intoxicated.

Early Saturday morning around 1:30am near the intersection of Hildebrand and Highway 395, the SUV in the picture ran the red light, and slammed into the blue vehicle, a Tri City Laboratory car.

The driver was carrying medical and lab samples, and sustained minor injuries. The TCL driver was taken to TRIOS ER and treated for minor injuries, the SUV driver was arrested for DUI.

The name of the drunk driver was not released. No word if the lab samples were destroyed or compromised by the accident.

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