Prison inmate taken to hospital with head injuries

A 27-YEAR-old prisoner has been found with head injuries at the Maryborough Correctional Centre.

He was located at about 7pm Wednesday night.

The inmate was originally taken to Hervey Bay Hospital, but has been transferred to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane this morning.

Queensland Corrective Services advises that an investigation has commenced into the injury of the prisoner.

This incident happened shortly after the investigation of the death of an inmate at the facility in 2012