“Twilight” star Robert Pattinson was hit by a taxicab but was not hurt as he attempted elude a mob of female fans.

Pattinson, in New York filming his new movie “Remember Me” tried to run across the street to escape a large group of young girls when a passing cab clipped him, according to Boston.com.

The driver hit the brakes, and Pattinson was uninjured.

Pattinson gained renown for a role in “Harry Potter” but exploded in popularity after signing on to play the male lead, Edward, in the movies based on the Stephanie Meyer “Twilight” vampire series.

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