Significant damage reported along I35E in Ellis County after tornado hit

Multiple emergency responders are currently responding to a major incident on Interstate 35E near Johnson Road between Waxahachie and Forreston in Ellis County.

At around 9:00pm, a tornado crossed the highway at the given location. The tornado has flipped at least two 18-wheelers and reports of people trapped in the wreckage.

All lanes of northbound and southbound I35E are currently blocked in this area due to significant damage.

Updates to follow.