7:45 AM PT — Soules is in court now for his arraignment. TMZ has obtained documents in which police say he was in possession of alcoholic beverage containers at the time of the crash. Soules was apprehended after witnesses near the scene of the crash ID’d him and called police.
Chris is being held on a $10,000 cash bond.
‘Bachelor’ Chris Soules is in custody after allegedly slamming into a tractor trailer, killing the driver and then fleeing the scene … TMZ has learned.
The incident happened in Iowa Monday at 8:20 PM. According to docs, Chris was driving a Chevy pickup and rear ended a John Deere tractor trailer, sending it into a ditch. The driver was taken by ambulance to a hospital, where he died.
Soules, who appeared on “The Bachelor” for season 19 in 2015, is in custody and we’re told he received medical attention.
Soules was booked on the charge of leaving the scene with a death.
Court records show that Soules was convicted of operating a vehicle while intoxicated in 2006, according to KWWL.com.