A large number of parents and schoolchildren from Castle Hill primary school saw the aftermath of the crash, which happened at the junction of North Parade and Moor Lane yesterday afternoon, March 10.
Video footage taken immediately after the accident show the council-branded CCTV car stopped behind a black Toyota, as passersby look on.
“Thankfully there are no reports of anybody being hurt.”
One witness said: “It was quite a dangerous place to crash.
“There were loads of school kids crossing the road at the time.”