KION — Two inmates were sent to a hospital following a riot at a maximum-security prison in Soledad Thursday.
The riot happened before 10 a.m. in a yard at Salinas Valley State Prison.
A state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation spokesperson said 90 inmates were involved, two suffered slash wounds and were taken to a hospital.
One of the inmates has since returned to the prison, but the other remains at the hospital.
Several other inmates were also reported injured.
The cause of the riot is under investigation.