A 21-year-old man from Rockhampton has died in a traffic crash at Biloela, in central Queensland.

Just after 9pm (AEST) on Friday night, a vehicle crashed into a tree on Valentine Plains Road, police said.

The driver died at the scene. A 20-year-old male passenger from Stanwell was transported to Biloela Hospital and has since been airlifted to Brisbane.

Police investigations are continuing.

AAP