Bachman had started a GoFundMe page to help him pay for his ride. After Eat Clean Bro paid the bill, the donations were re-routed to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), an organization dedicated to creating safe roads.
How did the pricey ride happen?
Bachman said he blacked out and the last memory he had of the night was being at a bar. Hours later, he woke in the back of an Uber "next to an older dude (who was) telling me I was an hour out from Jersey," he told KYW-TV.
“I was just like, that’s crazy,” he told the news station. “Why did you agree to take me to New Jersey from West Virginia?”
Bachman told NJ.com that he accidentally ordered an UberXL -- a more expensive option to the typical UberX car -- and that he stayed in the van after he woke "because what am I, just going to get dropped off on the side of the road?"
By the time he arrived at his home in Gloucester County, New Jersey, he had racked up a fare of $1,635.93, KYW-TV reported. A majority of that, -- nearly $700 -- came from the distance the Uber driver traveled to take Bachman home, NJ.com reported. About $116 worth of the fare came from the time spent to make the trip, according to NJ.com.
"Afterwards I had it fully sink in," Bachman told the news site. "Once the ride ended and I saw how much it was when I was like 'Alright, this is insane, that's just crazy.'"
WPXI.com and The Associated Press contributed to this report.