After the appalling report of Bachelor star Chris Soules arrest on Monday night, his ex Whitney Bischoff has something to say.

The fertility nurse, who won Soules season of The Bachelor and was briefly engaged to the farmer in 2015, responded to the word of her famous exs arrest.

Bischoff told PEOPLE,

This is a very sad situation. Im impeding everybody in my thoughts and prayers, especially the victim and his family.

On Monday night, Soules was arrested for reportedly driving his pickup truck into a John Deere tractor and then driving off, according to TMZ. The motorist of that tractor afterwards died as a result of the injuries kept in the crash.

Soules wascharged with leaving the scene of the deadly crash.

Buchanan County Jail

A rep for Soules payed Elite Daily the following statement, reading,

Chris Soules was involved in an accident Monday evening( April 24) in a urban part of Iowa near his house. He was devastated to learn that Kenneth Mosher, the other person in the accident, passed away. His thoughts and devotions are with Mr. Moshers family.

Under Iowa law, the maximum sentence for a class D felony the charge for a motorist who does not stop in an accident ensuing in a death is five years in prison and a $7,500 penalty, so long as theyhavent committed another violation .

TMZ reports thatSoules bail was posted at $10,000.If Soules posts his bond, he will be exhausted from penitentiary, but will have to wear an ankle bracelet check, according to

Despite her public reply, it seemslike Bischoff hasnt interacted much with Soules since their breakup two years ago. Last year, Bischoffannounced her engagement to marketings director Ricky Angel, and Soules admitted in an interview with ET.comon Facebook livelast month that he only has very minimal contact with his ex.

Bischoffis currently in the final stages of planning her wed to Angel, which will take place in October.