Wheaton couple sues Subway sandwich shop

March 10, 2010 6:37:33 AM PST
A Wheaton couple is suing a west suburban Subway restaurant where a Shigella outbreak sickened several people.

The sandwich shop on Roosevelt Road in Lombard is closed while an investigation is underway. Four people have been hospitalized.

Ron and Sarah Bowers are seeking unspecified reimbursement for medical and legal costs after their 12-year-old son got sick after eating food from there.

The claim the restaurant was negligent in preparing the food for the boy.

ABC7 was unable to reach Subway for a comment.