Police Officer and Woman killed on Christmas Day have been named

Police Constable Dave Fields and Lorraine Stephenson have tragically died following a crash in Sheffield on Christmas Day.

They were both involved in a crash that occurred on the A57 at 8.15pm on Christmas day as the officer was responding to an emergency call.

PC Fields aged 46 was in a marked police car with blue lights activated, his police car collided with a silver Citroen C3 which Mrs Stephenson aged 61 was a passenger.

Both have tragically suffered fatal injuries with PC Fields being pronounced dead at the scene and Mrs Stephenson dead in hospital.

A 63-year-old man who was driving the Citroen remains in hospital in a serious condition.


PC Fields family have released a statement saying they are “heartbroken” saying  “Dave was a loving husband and dad of two, who was a dedicated officer committed to his job.

“We are heartbroken by our loss and ask that our privacy please be respected at this devastating time.”

Police Hour have set up a Just Giving page to help raise money for the families of Police Constable Dave Fields and Lorraine Stephenson if you are able to support the appeals please donate here. 

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Trevor Sherwood is the Editor of Police Hour. Trevor studied Crime and Investigation at Teesside Uni and has a background within policing.

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