Thousands raised for funeral of 'diamond' Sheffield man tragically killed in car crash

More than £7,000 has been raised to pay for the funeral of popular Sheffield man Jay Maxfield.

Tuesday, 24th December 2019, 9:58 am
Updated Tuesday, 24th December 2019, 11:37 am
Jay Maxfield

Jay, 31, was travelling as a passenger in a blue Volkswagen Polo which crashed on Bawtry Road, Brecks, on Saturday night.

The car left the carriageway before coming to rest on its side.

The driver of the vehicle, a 26-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in police custody.

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Tributes have poured in for Jay following his death and a GoFundMe page set up to help pay for his funeral.

The page has now exceeded its £5,000 target, raising more than £7,000 for the funeral.

Jay’s friend Chris Agacy, who launched the appeal, said: “This man is a absolute diamond he would give his last quid to ya so can we please all help his mum and sister give him the best ever send off.”

You can donate here.