The accident did cause traffic to back up nearly ten miles, and the freeway was closed for four-and-a-half hours as authorities cleaned up the mess. Wrote local reporter Winnie Wright, "The pizzas have been run over and many have diesel fluid on them, so there won't be pizza for dinner for any of us".
He said the agency hadn't decided by late Wednesday how to dispose of the no-longer-edible pizzas.
"There's pizza sauce, there's cheese - you name it, it's out here all over the interstate", he said.
Peepli Live actor Sitaram Panchal dies
Panchal was battling kidney and lung cancer, reportedly. "He was not keeping well for a long time", as quoted by Indian Express . The sad news was first shared by filmmaker Ashwini Chaudhary on his Twitter "Saddened at the passing away of Sitaram Panchal ".