The incident took place in the Santa Fe town of Rosario at around 8:00 p.m. (2300 GMT), when the Barcelona player's father collided with a young motorcyclist who was referred to a well-known hospital in the city where he will be examined by doctors. the seriousness of the injuries is reserved, although, according to the Argentine chain TN, it suffers only "slight injuries".
The father of the captain of the Argentine national team is in custody at the 15th police station in Rosario, although it is expected to be provisional and to leave "in the next few minutes."
The prosecutor on duty should study the possibility of opening an action against Jorge Messi if the injuries suffered by the young person require it.
At the police station, a breathalyzer test will be carried out on the father of the Barça player and his health status will be evaluated.
The clash occurred in the south of the city, in the neighborhood where Messi lived in his childhood and where his family still reside.