Hinal Patel 2016 Honoree

Hinal PatelHinal Patel

Spotswood Emergency Medical Services
Old Bridge, New Jersey

Hinal Patel was born February 6, 1993 in Edison, New Jersey to Ketan A. and Darshana K. Patel. She lived in Piscataway all her life.

She was a graduate of Piscataway High School and received her Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University in May 2015; she would have been attending Newark Bio Medical School for her Master’s in the fall of that year.

Hinal worked for Spotswood EMS and was a summer intern for Actavis in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She was a volunteer for North Shelton Rescue Squad in Piscataway and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. She loved socializing and going to the beach. She was very family oriented and enjoyed spending time with them.

On Saturday, July 25, 2015, Hinal and her partner were responding to assist East Brunswick Rescue Squad on a motor vehicle crash with injuries when the ambulance was struck by another vehicle.

Honored 2016