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Driver caught speeding in Delta asks police to 'hurry' with ticket as dozens of drivers cited

Delta police officers handed out about 50 tickets to drivers at the bottom of 72nd Avenue Thursday, several of which were for speeding. (Courtesy Twitter/Delta Police)

DELTA (NEWS 1130) – Officers in Delta caught a series of lead-footed drivers at the bottom of the hill on 72nd Avenue Thursday, handing out dozens of tickets.

According to Delta Police, about 50 citations were issued, some of them for excessive speeding.

The department says one driver who was caught speeding “asked that we hurry” with issuing the ticket, “as she was on her way to take her driver’s test.”

The section at the bottom of 72nd Avenue toward Highway 91 is notorious for speeding and is often an area police target for enforcement.