Former ‘Bachelor’ Chris Soules Enters Written Guilty Plea

Angelo Anderson
November 14, 2018

Former star of The Bachelor, Chris Soules, has plead guilty to a charge of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious injury, an aggravated misdemeanor, related to an accident he was involved in on April 24, 2017.

Soules, known as "Prince Farming" on the ABC reality show, was initially charged with leaving the scene where a death occurred previous year, a charge he had pleaded not guilty to.

Chris Soules has struck a plea deal after his involvement in a vehicle crash in Aurora, Iowa, last April that left one man dead.

He'll be sentenced in January and, because he pled guilty to aggravated misdemeanor, he could get up to 2 years in jail. Soules was arrested hours later at his home after police obtained a warrant.


The reality TV star was in court in Iowa on Tuesday to accept an incredibly sweet plea deal on an incident in which he caused the death of an Iowa farmer when he rear-ended the man's John Deere tractor. "Nor did the charging officer mention that Mr. Soules had rendered emergency aid to Mr. Mosher". He originally faced a felony charge.

Soules had been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal crash, a felony that carries up to five years behind bars. "The evidence will further show that emergency responders arrived on the scene shortly after Mr. Soules concluded his 911 call". "Though Mr. Soules was shaken after the accident, he did everything in his power to resuscitate Mr. Mosher".

Soules had also previously filed a motion to dismiss the case, contending that he satisfied the Iowa code governing conduct in such instances. "Mr. Soules interacted with several other responders whom he recognized from his small community and at no point did he attempt to obfuscate his identity".

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