Several bad traffic crashes reported in Rock County

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic crash in the southwestern part of the county.  Deputies say the single vehicle roll-over accident happened just before midnight Friday at Nelson and Carol in Avon Township.  The sheriff’s office is also investigating a serious accident south of Janesville on Highway 51 at Townline Road.  That accident happened about 5:00 o’clock Saturday morning.  Janesville police are also investigating a serious traffic crash on East Milwaukee Street at Pontiac Drive.  Officers say an SUV traveling at a high rate of speed on East Milwaukee about 9:00 o’clock Friday night hit a passenger car turning east on Milwaukee.  Authorities say the SUV driver was critically injured, and two people in the car were seriously hurt.