BUCHANAN COUNTY, Iowa – Chris Soules, former star of “The Bachelor” has been arrested for allegedly leaving the scene of a crash where someone was killed.
Sgt. Scott Bright with the Iowa State Patrol tells Channel 13 Soules was arrested around 1:16 a.m. Tuesday in connection with a deadly crash that happened Monday night. He has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident.
Sgt. Bright says after Soules was taken into custody he was transported to a local hospital to be treated for injuries before being booked into the Buchanan County Jail.
The crash happened at 8:20 p.m. on W45 in Buchanan County. Officials say Soules was driving a Chevy pickup truck when he rear-ended a John Deere tractor, near Aurora.
The tractor rolled into the east ditch and the truck rolled into the west ditch.
The driver of the tractor died. His name has not yet been released but officials say he is from Aurora.
KWWL reports Soules bond was set at $10,000 during a Tuesday morning court appearance.
This is a developing story. We will update with more information as it becomes available.