Tributes have been pouring in to three university students who died in a car crash.

Five men, understood to have been friends, were involved in the crash at Staples Corner Retail Park, near Brent Cross, at around 11.26pm on April 14.

Mohamad Zeidani, 21, Mohammed Ghazzi, 21, and Sohail Zulfiqar, 20, were named as the victims who lost their lives. Two others were taken to hospital and are now out of danger.

Tens of thousands of pounds have been raised in memory of the three men after fundraising pages were set up.

Sohail Zulfiqar

Times Series: Sohail ZulfiqarSohail Zulfiqar (Image: Met Police)

It is understood that Sohail, who lived in Wembley, attended Brunel University in Uxbridge.

According to his younger brother Shaan, who spoke to the Daily Mail, he was ten days away from his 21st birthday.

On one of the fundraising pages, the organisers described Sohail as a “gem among us” who was “loved by many”.

It read: “One of his great qualities was that he was able to make you laugh so effortless, even if you weren’t in the best of moods.

“His presence brought warmth and joy to the heart and he was the glue that held us all together.

“He was a devoted and obedient son to his parents, a caring and protective brother to his siblings, and a loyal and loving friend to all who had the pleasure of knowing him.”

More than 1,100 donors have contributed £20,940 to his funeral and burial costs, with any remaining money going towards projects such as building and maintaining mosques, digging wells and planting trees.

Times Series: The car could was seen in the undergrowth in Staples Corner The car could was seen in the undergrowth in Staples Corner (Image: PA)

One donor said: “You told me to not overthink everything in this life and you helped me with doing my assignments. You always used to talk about how much your friends and family mean to you.”

Another person said he was “genuinely such a nice human being”.

His janazah - an Islamic funeral - will take place at the Hendon Mosque & Islamic Centre at Brent View Road on Wednesday (April 24) at 1.30pm. This ceremony is open to both men and women.

His burial will take place at Carpenders Park Cemetery in Oxhey Lane, Watford, at 2.30pm. Only men can attend this.

Mohamad Zeidani

Times Series: Mohamad Zeidani Mohamad Zeidani (Image: Met Police)

Many  mourned the loss of the Royal Holloway student, as the organisers for his page said he “was a cherished member of our community, known for his kindness and generosity”.

It said: “His presence brought joy to our hears and his loss is deeply felt.”

At the time of publication, there were 370 donations of £8,477, which is going towards building shelters in Rafah, Gaza.

According to the page, each shelter costs £500 and it provides support to those currently affected by the Palestine-Israel conflict.

Mohammed Ghazzi

Times Series: Mohammed GhazziMohammed Ghazzi (Image: Met Police)

Mohammed will be remembered as an “exceptional character”, his GoFundMe page stated.

It read: “Our dear brother Ghazzi was a devout believer, the most genuine and kindest friend, and a beacon of humour and entertainment to everyone around him.

“Ghazzi’s sudden loss has left a painful mark on his loved ones. His absence is truly felt by his family, friends, and all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

“Ghazzi's personality was a light in the lives of many, making his passing a painful loss.”

At the time of publication there were £5,312 donated by 71 donors, which will reportedly go towards a flurry or charitable projects such as building wells, schools or supporting orphans.