Update, Tuesday 1:40 PM ET : Chris Soules was officially been charged with leaving the scene of a lethal gondola accident. He is being held on $10,000 bond.

If Soules posts his attachment he will be released from prison, but will have to wear an ankle bracelet monitor.

Soules also reportedly had to surrender his passport because he was planning to film out of the two countries soon for a Bachelor-related event.

Local news affiliate KWWL.com reports that Soules preliminary hearing has been set for May 2. Our original floor is below.


Chris Soules, adept of season 19 of The Bachelor, was arrested and taken into custody on Monday evening after allegedly leaving the stage of a lethal hit-and-run car accident.

Soules was driving a Chevy pickup truck in Iowa on Monday night when he reportedly drove into a tractor trailer, supposedly ranging it off the road and into a furrow at 8: 20 pm, TMZ reported.

A rep for Chris Soules presented Elite Daily the following statement, pronouncing,

Chris Soules was involved in road traffic accidents Monday evening( April 24) in a urban part of Iowa near his home. He was ravaged to be noted that Kenneth Mosher, the other person in the incident, passed away. His thoughts and devotions are with Mr. Moshers family.

The driver of the John Deere tractor trailer involved in the accident was reportedly hastened to the hospital, where he later croaked, TMZ reported.

Soules has been booked on a charge of leaving the scene witha death, according to TMZ. He likewise apparently received medical attention following the accident, and is currently still in custody.

Buchanan County Jail

At this time, Souleshasnot been charged with driving under the influence, according to People.com.

The 35 -year-old farmer and reality demo temperament is an Iowa native who first garnered notice on Andi Dorfmans season of The Bachelorette, where he came in third place.

On his season of The Bachelor, he proposed to Whitney Bischoff at their own families barn in Iowa.The couple announced off their engagement in 2015.

Last month, there used to be rumors Soules, who likewise appearedon season 20 of Dancing with the Stars where he residence fifth, might bea player on the upcoming season of Bachelor in Paradise . Pronouncing on the potential, he said,

They announced last year and this year. I dont anticipate my planned will enable it frankly. I dont know. Honestly, it looks like a lot of merriment When I went to be the Bachelor, I went to find a wife and I take this really seriously. I dont wanna go into something like that where Im disingenuous, you know? I dont wanna make a fool of myself on national television.