A Deadly Hit and Run
Uh -oh! Sources are reporting that reality television star Chris Soules from the popular show ‘The Bachelor’ has been arrested for his connection to a deadly car accident! The incident, which occurred yesterday evening in Soules home-state Iowa, left one man dead and landed Soules behind bars.
It appears that Soules fled the scene of the crime and has been booked with “leaving the scene with a death.”
The incident is reported to have occurred late yesterday evening around 8:20 p.m. According to police reports, Soules was driving a Chevy pickup when he rear ended a tractor trailer, sending both cars into a ditch. Soules fled the scene, but the other driver wasn’t so lucky.
An ambulance took the victim to the hospital where he died of injuries sustained from the crash.
Chris Gets Arrested
Soules, who appeared on the 19th season of popular reality TV dating show ‘The Bachelor’ has reportedly been arrested and booked with “leaving the scene of an accident with a death.”
The Iowan farmer turned celebrity was held in custody where it’s reported that he has also received medical attention.
New Details Surfacing
Soules appeared in court earlier this morning for his arraignment…
and according to documents obtained by TMZ, he may have been under the influence during the accident.
Police confirm that Soules was in possession of alcoholic beverage containers at the time of the crash. He was apprehended only after witnesses near the scene of the crash positively identified him and called the authorities!
Soules and his reps have yet to make any comments surrounding his remorse or responsibility in this tragic incident.