Driver 'clocked speeding at 105mph was rushing home to eat a takeaway'

A driver allegedly caught speeding at more than 100mph on the A55 told police they were rushing home to eat their takeaway.

Officers said they had pulled a motorist over near Llangefni, Anglesey, on Sunday after recording the car travelling at 105mph.

Police have been patrolling the A55 regularly, where several drivers have been stopped for going at excessive speeds. The maximum speed limit is 70mph.

The North Wales Police Roads Policing Unit said: "It's disappointingthat we have to continue to issue these type of posts but high speedson some of our roads is still an issue and a huge concern.

"The driver of this car was caught travelling at 105mph on the A55near Llangefni on Sunday. In a hurry to get home after collecting atakeaway.

"Drivers also caught travelling at 115mph and 108mph on the A55 atHawarden last night."

Officers have also been carrying out speed checks in other parts of Wales.

The post continued: "We're committed to making our roads a safer placefor all who use them.

"We'll continue to target routes at various times of the day and crack down on those irresponsible drivers who choose to ignore speed limits and drive irresponsibly, not only risking their own lives but the lives of others. Slow down."

GoSafe Cymru, which operates speed cameras in Wales, also tweeted to say it had received reports of high speeds on Welsh roads.

One driver was caught clocking up 113mph on the M4 motorway, where the maximum speed limit is 70mph.

"Now, more than ever, we need to keep our roads and road users safe," GoSafe Cymru added.