Cyclist in critical condition after being hit by bus in Qld

A cyclist is in a critical condition after being hit by a bus in Mossman Gorge yesterday.

Police said the 76-year-old was riding a bike when he is believed to have fallen in front of the oncoming vehicle.

“Initial investigations indicate at around 11.50am a man riding a bicycle along Mossman Gorge Road has fallen over in front of bus travelling in the opposite direction,” police said in a statement.


The elderly man was airlifted to Cairns Base Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

A 65-year-old bus driver is assisting police with their investigations.