A MAN was struck by a car when he was leaving Greenock Cemetery after visiting the grave of a loved one.

The 47-year-old was walking back to his vehicle at the cemetery on Sunday when a car approached from behind.

The wing mirror of the car struck the man on his hip, causing him injury.

He visited hospital that same evening.

The accident took place between 10.30am and 11.30am.

Police are aware of the incident and anyone with information should call 101.