Police are appealing for sightings of a woman hitchhiking in the Nelson region on Sunday.
Rachel Stokes, of Wakefield, has been missing since her car was found crashed on State Highway 6 near Kawatiri Junction on Friday.
One person reported seeing a woman hitchhiking along Gladstone Road, northbound towards Richmond, near the Goldpine shops on Sunday.
Police are asking anyone who can confirm this to contact them.
The woman was carrying a black shoulder bag.