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Fund-raiser Ben Hammond in hospital after being struck by a car

Ben Hammond was dancing from John O'Groats to Land's End Credit: Abby Perkiss

A teacher aiming to dance the length of the country is recovering after being knocked down as he danced along a road in Somerset.

Ben Hammond suffered concussion and his support rider was also injured when they were struck by a car on the A39 in Polsham late on Wednesday night.

Mr Hammond, from Bradford on Avon in Wiltshire, had danced through Bristol and Bath on Tuesday before dancing into Somerset.

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