Queen Elizabeth's longtime doctor killed in tragic accident

Queen Elizabeth's personal physician, Dr. Peter Fisher, was killed in London during a cycling session yesterday. He was 67 years old. 

Dr. Fisher was out cycling in High Holborn when he was struck by a lorry and was announced dead on the scene. He had been working with the Queen for approximately 15 years. 

Read more on our Twitter account @amomama_usa and scroll down for details about the incident.  

Fisher was an expert in homeopathy and was described as a "committed to holistic and compassionate care for his patients." 

An eyewitness who manages the local pub, Angie Bozainu, described the scene in detail. A screaming woman got the owner's attention, and they could see the accident from his pub. 

Bozianu said Dr. Fisher "was under the wheel" of the truck and that passersby were giving him CPR before the police and first responders arrived. 

The incident is still being investigated, but no arrests have thus far been made. The driver is giving his full cooperation during the investigation. 

A colleague and former surgeon to the Queen, Sir Marcus Setchell, told reporters that they are "shocked by the tragic loss." He added

“He was much respected as a good doctor who saw homeopathy as complementary to medical care.”

Eight cyclers lost their lives in London during the past three months, and five of those incidents involved trucks. 

Over the past couple of years, four other cyclists were also killed close to the area where Fisher died. 

In other news, Queen Elizabeth's absence was noted during the 200th Anniversary of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George. 

The Queen was feeling ill but her medical team wasn't called in, and she recuperated at the palace. Read more about it in "Queen Elizabeth skipped scheduled event due to ill health."  

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