Three females were hospitalized early Saturday after being struck in a hit-and-run crash in Bristol Township, police said.

According to police, the three, whose identities were not released, were struck at about 12 a.m. as they were walking along the shoulder of Bristol-Oxford Valley Road near Indian Creek Drive. Police said the car, described as an older white four-door model with a loud engine or engine trouble, left the roadway to the right and struck the pedestrians.

One of the victims was in critical condition at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, where a second victim was listed in stable condition. The third person struck was taken to Aria Health-Torresdale Campus and listed in critical condition. Police said the vehicle is believed to have damage to its hood and windshield.

- Vernon Clark