Northern Ireland

Blind Holywood adventurer falls out window in Berkshire

Mark Pollock

A blind adventurer from Holywood in County Down is in hospital after falling 25 ft from the window of a house in Berkshire.

Mark Pollock, who has taken part in a number of extreme challenges since losing his sight in 1998, is reported to have been sleep-walking when he fell on Friday night.

He was staying at the house while attending the Henley Royal Regatta.

The 34-year-old suffered multiple broken bones and internal injuries.

He is in a stable but serious condition in the Royal Berkshire Hospital