A 20-YEAR-OLD driver was killed when his car crashed into a tree in Drysdale, near Geelong, yesterday.

Police said the man's white Holden station wagon veered across the road, clipped a pole and struck a tree on Central Road just before 7am.

The man, from nearby Clifton Springs, died at the scene. His death took Victoria's road toll to 213, one more than for the same time last year. Police have urged witnesses to come forward.

Meanwhile, a learner driver had a car belonging to a friend's father impounded for 30 days after he was clocked by police driving at 162km/h in an 80km/h zone in Dandenong South late on Saturday.

The driver, 18, had three friends in the car at the time and is likely to be charged on summons with speeding and several learner-driver offences. He will also be required to pay $777 to have the car stored and towed under hoon laws.

Police described the driver's actions as ''madness''.