Chris Soules purchased alcohol shortly before fatal crash

Robyn Ryan
May 4, 2017

More details surrounding "The Bachelor" alum Chris Soules' fatal vehicle crash are being revealed in new court documents, obtained by "Extra".

However, there are no witnesses or video evidence of Soules purchasing the alcohol to support the claim.

"A recording of a 911 phone call placed by Mr. Soules provides real-time evidence that Mr. Soules unhesitatingly identified himself and his role in the accident to dispatch and tried his utmost to resuscitate Mr. Mosher", the motion reportedly reads.

The filing by the prosecutors was in response to Soules' lawyer requesting that his felony charges be dismissed.

In a new legal document, the prosecution alleges Soules avoided giving "an explanation" about "the empty and partially consumed open alcoholic beverages located in and around his vehicle that he was seen purchasing at a convenience store shortly before the accident".

Police issued him tickets for leaving the scene of a property damage accident and a stop sign violation.

Hours after the collision, Soules was arrested at his home.

Prosecutors say Soules was not clear about the facts surrounding the deadly crash including how intoxicated he was at the time.

Soules, 35, known for his appearance on "The Bachelor" and "Dancing with the Stars" TV shows, was arrested for leaving the scene of a fatal accident following an April 24 crash north of Aurora that killed Aurora farmer Kenneth Mosher, 66.

The Buchanan County Attorney's Office is not commenting on the Soules case.

The state also argues that the motion to dismiss has been filed prematurely and that such a motion should come after Soules is formally charged, which will occur when the trial information is filed at a later date.

"Mr. Soules did not depart the scene until he was assured emergency personnel had the situation in hand", the brief states.

Attorneys for Soules say the charges against him aren't warranted because Soules called 9-1-1. Elite Daily reached out to a representative for Soules on the allegation, but did not hear back at the time of publication. He was taken to Buchanan County Jail where he was released on a $10,000 bond.

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