Man killed as Great Ocean Road is closed after horrific bus crash

A man has been killed and dozens left injured after a bus crash on Victoria's Great Ocean Road.

Victoria Police said the bus, towing a trailer, was travelling west on the Great Ocean Road when it left the road, rolled and crashed into a tree just after 5pm.

A 38-year-old man died at the scene.

Great Ocean Road remains closed. Source: 7 News
Great Ocean Road remains closed. Source: 7 News

A second person trapped beneath the bus was freed before being transported to hospital in a serious condition.

The driver, a 49-year-old man, was also taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries while the remaining 27 passengers were treated for minor injuries.

The Great Ocean Road remains closed as investigations continue.

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