Law enforcement sources said Martha Thaxton, 21, jumped behind the wheel of the truck after its driver stopped to make a delivery at the corner of Fulton Street and Patchen Avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant at about 6:05 p.m. on Jan. 15.

Cops said that Thaxton hit the accelerator and drove the truck westbound along Fulton Street. The truck’s driver then flagged down a passing police car and informed them of the theft.

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The crashed stolen USPS truck at the corner of Fulton Street and Kingston Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn on Jan. 15, 2021. Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City

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