Semis toppled at Ohio truck stop as tornadoes tear through state

Severe weather struck an Ohio truck stop last night, causing chaos and flipping multiple semi trucks.

Authorities say that at several tornadoes passed through central Ohio on Monday night. During the storm, gusting winds struck the Love’s Truck Stop off Route 23 in Circleville, Ohio, and caused at least two semi trucks to blow over, according to the Columbus Dispatch.

BREAKING NEWS – Circleville, OhioTwo semi trucks along with their trailers have flipped over at the Loves gas station…

Posted by Ohio Storm Center on Monday, May 27, 2019

The National Weather Service did confirm that a tornado occurred just south of Circleville last night.

TORNADO DAMAGE: These semis and camper were overturned at Love's Truck Stop along route 23 in Circleville as a result of the storm. Eyewitnesses say they "full heartedly" believe a tornado came through here.

Posted by Chillicothe Guardian on Monday, May 27, 2019

There has been no report of serious injuries to anyone at the truck stop at this time.

You can see video of the destruction left behind by the tornado below.

‪If you need another visual showing just how powerful this storm has been —- massive semis completely flipped over at the Love’s truck stop south of Circleville. ‬‪Clean-up on now:

Posted by Haley Nelson TV on Monday, May 27, 2019

At least 5 tornadoes occurred in the state of Ohio last night, killing an 81 year old man in the town of Celina and destroying dozens of homes and businesses. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has declared a state of emergency for Greene, Mercer and Montgomery counties.

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