A 51-year-old man has died after his motorcycle left the road and hit a tree in central Queensland.

A motorcyclist has died after running off the road and hitting a tree in central Queensland.

Police say the 51-year-old man was travelling on Childers Road, Cordalba when the crash happened around 1pm (AEST) on Wednesday.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.