NORWALK - Norwalk police are searching for the person who hit and severely injured a teen on New Year's Eve.

Tianna Escourse, 16, was found lying in a snow bank along Taylor Avenue. Her mother says she was on her way home from a New Year's Even party with her older sister when the two got into an argument and split up.

The sister made it home, but Tianna was hit by a car and left lying in a snow bank near Taylor Avenue and Church Street.

Tianna's mother is asking the driver to turn him or herself in.

Anyone with information is urged to call Norwalk police at 203-854-3051.

Police search for hit-and-run driver who struck teen