A man has died and a woman has been injured after their car hit a tree on the Bruce Highway, about 133 kms north of Brisbane.

A man is dead and a woman has been injured after a car left the road and hit a tree in Queensland.

Police and emergency workers were called to the site of the crash on the Bruce Highway near Kybong, about 130km north of Brisbane, on Thursday.

The man, who is yet to be identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say a 56-year-old female driver suffered life-threatening injuries.

She has been hospitalised and her current condition is unknown.