A MAN has tragically died after being hit by a bus at Nambucca Heads today.
The man, aged in his 20s, was struck on the Old Pacific Highway, near Florence Wilmont Drive just before 12.00pm.
Despite desperate attempts by NSW Ambulance paramedics, he died at the scene.
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The driver of the bus was treated for shock and has since been taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.
Police said there were a small number of passengers on the bus at the time of the crash, however no one was injured.
A crime scene has been established and crash investigation unit officers and heavy vehicle inspectors are assisting with the investigation.