PHUKET: A police chase ended in flames yesterday after two men blew through a Phuket City Police checkpoint.

Officers pursued the suspects' silver Honda Civic until the driver took a sharp turn into Soi Nimit 1 in Phuket Town and crashed into the side of a house. The men managed to escape the vehicle after an engine fire erupted, explained Lt Wetchasak Juladung of the Phuket City Police.

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