Fatal Car Crash!
In a tragic turn of events Chris Soules, who starred on Season 19 of the "Bachelor" was arrested Monday night following a fatal car crash. This information has been confirmed by the Buchanan County Jail when approached by the Des Moines Register.
Although authorities would not confirm the details of the incident that led to Soules’ arrest, several outlets, including TMZ, are reporting that he was, in fact, part of a serious accident that occurred near Aurora, Iowa, at 8:20 p.m.
Chris Soules’ truck reportedly hit an elderly man who was driving a John Deere tractor. Soules apparently rear-ended the tractor and both vehicles wound up in a ditch. To make matter worse Soules fled the scene and the man was taken to the hospital and died shortly after.
Today (Tuesday April 25th) 1:16 a.m., Soules, 35, was booked on a charge of leaving the scene of an auto accident where a death occurred. There have also been reports that Soules was in possession of containers that contained alcoholic beverages.
Soules is an Arlington native who starred on the 19th season of ABC's "The Bachelor" in 2015. He would later go on to appear on "Dancing With the Stars" and has made appearances on a few episodes of the "Bachelor" to comment on recent episodes.