Elderly man dies after being hit by car

Shae McDonald

Police are investigating the death of an elderly pedestrian who was hit by a car as he crossed a road in Queensland's Wide Bay region.

The 82-year-old man was crossing Bideford St at Torquay in Hervey Bay about 6pm on Monday when he was hit by a car.

The female driver of the car was not injured but the man died in hospital on Wednesday morning.