Teen driver lit on fire by motorcycle rider in Melbourne road rage attack

A teenage driver has been set on fire in a road rage attack in Melbourne's north.

Police believe a car and a motorcycle were involved in a near-miss on Narina Way in Epping about 8pm yesterday.

The rider allegedly followed the car, and threw a burning rag at the 19-year-old driver, igniting both his clothes and the car.

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The young man was taken to hospital with burns.

The motorcycle rider fled the scene.

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