It was such sudden news that she was surprised.
I took an urgent assignment, so I have to pick my kid up later than usual today.
Sorry for the sudden request. We had to take an urgent order from the customer we cannot refuse.
You only need to hurry to something if it's urgent and it happened all of a sudden. You didn't even have time to prepare.
This has the same reading as the kanji you learned, meaning you know the reading!