Man hit and killed by bus while crossing Snowy Mountains highway

A man has died in hospital after being hit by a bus while trying to cross highway near Kosciuszko National Park earlier this month.

Police said the 73-year-old man parked his car near the entry to the National Park at Bullocks Flat, and attempted to cross Alpine Way when he was struck on Friday 5 August.

The man was treated at the scene by paramedics before being airlifted to The Canberra Hospital with critical head injuries.


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He passed away in hospital yesterday.

The bus driver was not injured in the crash was and taken to Cooma Hospital for mandatory testing.