UPDATE: 15 people stuck on roller coaster at Busch Gardens

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Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 4:56 pm | Updated: 8:10 pm, Wed Feb 12, 2014.

**UPDATE** -- Tampa Fire Rescue has removed about 15 riders who were trapped on Busch Gardens' Cheetah Hunt.

Authorities used a bucket truck to take the riders off the coaster one-by-one. By 5:50 p.m., all passengers were safely off the roller coaster. No one was injured.


TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Fire Department is on the scene at Busch Gardens in Tampa to aid riders stuck on a roller coaster.

15 people are reportedly stuck on the Cheetah Chase ride.

The cars are at a 15 degree angle, and the fire department is working on getting equipment to remove the riders.

It is unknown what caused the ride to stop.

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